Police rule death of 4-year-old accident

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by WHAS11

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Posted on April 22, 2014 at 5:57 PM

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police in Hopkinsville, Ky. said the death of a 4-year-old boy at his home has been ruled an accident.

Investigators say a window fell shut on Wyatt Mallett's neck and suffocated him.

Police say the family had propped open the window with a stick, and officers found the stick outside in the yard, below the window.

The child's death is the third to strike the family.

The couple had twins that were stillborn in January.
 

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