Boy, 9, hung himself in 'child's play'

A YOUNGSTER accidentally hung himself in his bedroom, an inquest heard.

A YOUNGSTER accidentally hung himself in his bedroom, an inquest heard.

Nine-year-old Diogo Garcia was discovered by his five-year-old brother suspended by a belt attached to a bunk bed at the family's home in Thetford last December.

Today's inquest, held in Norwich, saw coroner William Armstrong record a verdict of accidental death.

He said the tragedy was caused by “a child's innocent play.”


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