Corrected: 9 year-old accidentally hangs himself - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Corrected: 9 year-old accidentally hangs himself

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A young boy is dead after an accidental hanging in a shed behind his family's house.

A nine year old boy went out to his father's shed behind his mid-town Columbus home. 

The boy stood on a stool to reach something on a chain when the stool fell out from underneath him.

That is when the child got caught on a hoist chain and it accidentally hung him.

The family is currently making arrangements for his funeral. 

 

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