Report: Toddler strangled by necklace during nap time at daycare
A mother in California is living her worst nightmare after an apparent nap time mishap at her son's daycare ended with the 18-month-old's tragic death.
Danielle Morin said she dropped her son Deacon at Little Impressions Daycare in Fontana on Wednesday morning on her way to work.
When she returned to pick him up, Morin said she was met with the sight of paramedics trying to revive him.
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Daycare staff told Morin that Deacon was somehow strangled by the amber teething necklace he was wearing while he slept during nap time, according to KABC.
Deacon was rushed to a hospital, where Morin made the heartwrenching decision to remove her son from life support on Monday afternoon.
Now Morin wants to shut down Little Impressions Day Care, which the California Department of Social Services reportedly placed on probation for three years in 2015.
A message left at Little Impressions Day Care was not immediately returned Tuesday afternoon. A number listed for Jimenez Family Child Care, the company listed on the daycare's license, was no longer in service.
A GoFundMe created to help offset the cost of Deacon's funeral arrangements has raised over $26,000.
"Our sweet baby Deacon peacefully went to be with the Lord today," the fundraiser page reads. "Danielle has made the decision to donate his organs so another family's prayers can be answered.
"We ask for you to continue to pray that his organs stay strong throughout the transport and implant process for these sick children and their families. We can't thank you enough for your love, prayers and donations."