'Falling fireplace' kills Birkenhead toddler
- 30 April 2013
- From the section Liverpool
A three-year-old boy from Merseyside has died from injuries after a marble fireplace apparently fell on him.
James Curtis was hurt at his home on St Catherine's Gardens, Birkenhead, at about 11:00 BST on Monday and taken to hospital where he died.
An investigation by Merseyside Police into the circumstances surrounding his death is under way.
A post-mortem examination into the cause of death is due on Wednesday.