Second child dies in Aliquippa dresser incident

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The 3-year-old girl injured with her sister by a dresser that fell on top of them died today, the Beaver County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.

A dresser fell on top of Ryeley Beatty, 3, and Brooklyn Beatty, 2, on the 4th of July around 11 a.m. at their home on the 1000 block in Aliquippa.

Brooklyn and Ryley were unresponsive at the scene and taken to a local hospital, where Brooklyn died of asphyxia due to compression of the chest.

Ryeley remained in critical condition until dying today.

An autopsy is scheduled for today or tomorrow, the Beaver County Medical Examiner said.


First Published July 6, 2014 12:00 AM


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