Cause of Death for Thomasville Toddler Released by Authorities

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jul 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-27 14:20:44-04

THOMASVILLE, GA (WTXL) - Authorities have released the preliminary cause of death for a 19 month-old child who died last week.

The incident happened on Swanson Lane in Thomasville according to the Thomas County Sheriff's Office. They say 19 month-old Dallas Beltran was found by an older sister sometime between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. stuck between the kitchen counter and refrigerator.

The second child woke the mother who performed CPR and called 911 according to Deputies. He was then transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the cause of death is positional asphyxia and that a final autopsy report will be completed in coming weeks.