Toddler, 2, dies 'after botched circumcision'
Toddler, 2, dies and his baby brother is fighting for life ‘after botched circumcisions’ as homicide cops are called to investigate
- Boys had circumcision operations at a medical clinic in Perth on Tuesday
- Rushed to hospital but toddler declared dead on arrival at emergency
- His little brother had emergency surgery and spent the night in the ICU
A two-year-old boy has died and his baby brother narrowly survived life-saving surgery after allegedly botched circumcisions.
The boys were rushed to hospital in Armadale after the procedures at a medical clinic in Perth’s southeast suburbs on Tuesday night.
The toddler was declared dead on arrival at the hospital’s emergency department and his brother rushed to Perth Children’s Hospital, Seven News reported.
The toddler was declared dead on arrival and his brother rushed to Perth Children’s Hospital (pictured)
There the little boy, believed to be seven or eight months old, had emergency surgery and spent the night in the ICU.
He is believed to be in a stable condition and recovering in hospital.
Homicide detectives were called in to investigate, but Western Australian Police said his death is no longer being treated as suspicious.
The investigation has been turned over to the coroner and a report will be prepared by police.
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