K.C. police investigate suffocation death of 7-year-old boy

Saturday, February 7, 2009 | 4:07 p.m. CST; updated 6:02 p.m. CST, Saturday, February 7, 2009

KANSAS CITY — Kansas City police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who they say apparently suffocated while sleeping with his mother.

Police were called to the child's home Saturday morning and found the boy dead. They say a preliminary investigation indicates the boy was suffocated after his mother rolled on top of him while they slept.

No further details were immediately available.


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