A six-month-old baby suffocated to death when a plastic bag
covered its face.
The tragic incident took place on Rechov HaRav Povarsky in
Bnei Brak when a daycare-center worker noticed a plastic bag
was covering the head of one of the babies. She removed the
bag but saw the baby had lost consciousness.
A team from Hatzoloh of Gush Dan tried to perform CPR while
evacuating the baby in a mobile intensive care unit, but the
physicians at Mayanei Hayeshua pronounced the baby dead on
A police pathologist conducted an external examination of the
body and then released it for burial.