Investigators say a 2-year-old
Massachusetts boy died from strangulation when he became entangled
in a portable crib’s mesh netting in Maine.
Steve McCausland from the Maine Department of Public Safety says
the boy apparently stood up and became entangled in netting over
the top of the crib. He says the boy, identified as Noah Thompson,
was discovered Saturday morning at a home in the island community
McCausland says the boy and his parents, Mark Thompson and Lisa
Rosen of Harvard, Mass., were visiting Vinalhaven for the Christmas
The state medical examiner concluded the cause of death was
accidental strangulation. Maine police investigate all deaths of
children under 3.