Baby crushed to death by large mattress

April 12, 2019

A BABY was pinned to death after a large mattress fell on her while sleeping in her room in Pasig City yesterday.

Report at the Eastern Police District (EPD) identified the victim as Austine Tesorero, resident of  Block 1 Lot 7, Masbate St., Mangga 2, Nagpayong, Bgy. Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.

The victim sustained head and body injuries.

Initial investigation showed the  incident happened at around 12:30 p.m. inside the victim’s house in Bgy. Pinagbuhatan.

The victim was left inside the room by his father and mother  who were eating lunch.

A few minutes later, the mother checked her baby and was shocked to find out that the baby was pinned to death by their mattress which was placed against the wall.

Barangay officials and rescue teams immediately responded and found the baby  was unconscious and breathless.

The victim was rushed to the Pasig City General Hospital but was declared dead upon arrival.