2-Year-Old Ohio Girl Dies on Frigid Afternoon

The Akron girl was discovered by her mother on porch
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2018 2:41 PM CST
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(Newser) – The temperature never got above 19 degrees in Akron, Ohio, on Friday, and on that frigid afternoon, a 2-year-old girl lost her life. The Akron Beacon Journal reports police are investigating the death, which occurred after the mother found the toddler unresponsive on a porch—which the paper describes as essentially a roof over the doorway—at the Willow Run Apartments around 3:30pm. WKYC reports the mother described her child as "frozen" in a 911 call and was told to begin CPR. The girl was taken to the hospital and later died. No official cause of death has been provided. (Read more Akron stories.)

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