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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Postmortem reveals boy died from head injuries

Merseyside Police have confirmed that a post mortem carried out following the death of three-year-old James Curtis in Tranmere has concluded that he died as a result of a blunt force trauma to the head.

Emergency services were called to a property in St Catherines Gardens to a report a three-year-old boy had been injured after a fireplace fell on him on Monday.

Paramedics took the boy to hospital where he later died.

Police say the matter is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

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