Boy dies in fireplace accident

A 3 year old boy has died after a fireplace apparently fell on him at his home in Birkenhead.

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Parents pay tribute to toddler killed when fireplace fell on him

James Curtis Credit: Merseyside Police

The parents of a toddler who died when a marble fireplace fell on him at a house in Birkenhead say they are devastated by his death.

Three-year-old James Curtis died in hospital on Monday

His mother Charlotte Edwards and his father Nic Curtis have paid tribute to him:

''James' death has devastated the whole family and has left a huge hole in all our lives. He made us feel so important and now he is gone we both feel so empty.''

"We both have so many memories of James that we will never forget as he will always be in our thoughts.''

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