2-Year-Old In Ampang Died After Being Flung In The Air And Hitting A Ceiling Fan

The toddler's 25-year-old cousin was trying to stop her from crying.

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A two-year-old in Ampang died after sustaining severe injuries from hitting a ceiling fan

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The incident occurred at about 10pm on Sunday, 16 June, at a double-storey terrace house in Tasik Tambahan, New Straits Times reported.

The toddler was crying when her 25-year-old cousin decided to cheer her up by flinging her into the air.

Tragedy struck when the her head hit the fan.

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"After the incident, the victim's mother and her uncle took her to the Ampang Hospital for treatment," Ampang Jaya district police chief Asst Comm Noor Azmi Yusoff said.

However, the girl was pronounced dead at 10.57pm the following day.

Her remains were sent to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital for post-mortem.

The post-mortem results revealed that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head

Police detained the cousin at the Ampang Jaya district police headquarters after the victim's father lodged a police report.

"The case is being investigated under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001 and the suspect is remanded for seven days beginning today until next Tuesday," Azmi said.

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