Two young sisters in suffocated to death inside a weighted blanket in April, months later - with just days left before - the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has .
The sisters, ages 4 and 6, died of asphyxia after they became entrapped in the The Pillowfort Weighted Blanket, which includes a zipper, and suffocated in April 2022, officials said.
The youngsters were playing and sealed themselves inside the blanket cover which caused them to suffocate. The deaths happened at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base camp in North Carolina.
According to a , the girls died at their family home on the base where their father is a staff sergeant with 3d Battalion, 6th Marines. No one was charged in the deaths.
After those fatalities, however, Target reported two other children who also became trapped in the pillow, but survived.
The weighted blanket, 20대 남성 쇼핑몰 which sold for $40 exclusively at Target stores nationwide, and online since December 2018 through September 2022, were recalled on Thursday by the Consumer and Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Minneapolis-based Target Corp
The Pillowfort Weighted Blanket (pictured) was posted on the CPSC Twitter's page with news of the urgent recall and recall. 'A young child can become entrapped by unzipping and entering the blanket, posing a risk of death by asphyxiation. Two child deaths reported. Stop use, 20대 남성 쇼핑몰
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