Buffalo Police: 5 year old's death accidental

Boy fell down flight of stairs

July 02, 2018 - 9:39 pm

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police say the death of a 5 year old child Monday afternoon was accidental.

Police responded to the call at approximately 1:45pm  in the first block of Gallatin Avenue.

Detectives say a 5 year old boy fell down a flight of stairs while inside his home.

The child was transported to Oishei Children's Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

An autopsy determined the child's death was accidental. 

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