Child dies after reported choking incident at Greenville Co. daycare

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating after a child died following a reported choking incident Monday morning at a Greenville County daycare.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, EMS and firefighters responded to the Bumble Bee Daycare on Rocky Creek Road around 8:30 a.m.

The coroner said a one-year-old boy was found in cardiac arrest at the daycare and was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later.

An autopsy was performed Monday but the child’s cause of death is still pending investigation.

“We’re looking at health background. We’re looking at all of the medical records of this child up until this point” said Greenville County Coroner, Kent Dill. “And then we’re looking at everything that may have occurred this morning.”

The child’s name has not yet been released.

The case is being investigated by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said they do not suspect foul play.

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