Boy, 5, reportedly dies after being accidentally choked by family dog

Boy, 5, reportedly dies after being accidentally choked by family dog

John Bruno died Saturday as the result of an accidental strangulation, according to the Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office.

Police initially attributed the boy's collapse in his backyard to a cardiac arrest.

Investigators believe the dog, a 1-year-old hound mix, pulled the scarf too tightly around the child's neck.

Officers were called to the 1900 block of Palomino Drive around 4:23 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a young boy found lying face down in the snow, unresponsive. First responders began CPR, and transported the boy to Doylestown Hospital.

The boy's mother was home but inside when she looked out the window and saw her son unconscious, Philly.com said. She carried the boy inside and dialed 911. As of 9 a.m. Monday, the community has donated more than $12,000 to help the Bruno family with medical and funeral expenses.

The page, created Sunday, surpassed its $5,000 goal within hours.

Meanwhile, the community mourns the "vibrant" boy whose "boundless energy was electric". "Above all else John loved his mom, dad, and big sister", the GoFundMe page says.

"I can not thank everyone enough for your outpouring of love, support, and generosity for Tara, Francis, and Abby".

  • ROA of Pulmatrix, Inc. (PULM) stands at

    If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved slumped -1.52% to end the day at $11.03. A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR.

    BBC programmes 'should have highest billing by law'

    The current law says channels including BBC One, ITV and Channel 4 must appear at the top of all TV listings. But the BBC senior executive was last night accused of "blatant self-interest" by commercial rival Sky .

    World celebrates International Happiness Day (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

    However, with a few simple steps you can take on the Day of Happiness, you can set the tone for the rest of spring and summer.
  • Kohli hits back at Maxwell's shoulder banter

    Kohli's participation in the match had been thrown into jeopardy after he hurt his shoulder while fielding on Thursday. In general bowlers could not find much purchase from the centre of the wicket. "Australia missed a trick yesterday".

    Chuck Berry, Legendary Singer and Guitarist, Dies At 90

    A representative for Berry has said he does not have any new information about the release plans for the Chuck album. The music world lost a legend on Saturday when the singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chuck Berry died at age 90.

    Google Maps is getting useful parking reminders

    After filling out this info, Google Maps will spawn a notification reminding you that you have a saved parking location. If there's a parking meter, you can even set a "time left" field that will count down the time remaining.
  • Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Chalking Up Volume in Session

    It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.31 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.29 Billion.

    Britain to trigger Brexit process on March 29

    May 5 - Barnier will quickly reply to leaders with his detailed recommendations of how to structure talks. March 29-31 - Within 48 hours, Tusk sends to the 27 other member states his draft negotiating guidelines.

    Instagram Is Now Allowing Users to Save Their Live Videos

    You'll be able to choose whether you want to do a live video, a normal video, a boomerang, or the hands free video option. Viewers know when someone is live by the "live" badge displayed over a person's Story icon at the top of the app.
  • 'No evidence of collusion' between Trump campaign, Russian Federation

    Trump preemptively weighed in on the proceedings, saying it was a political attack meant to undermine his administration. Trump has rejected suggestions that he or his campaign had improper contacts with Russian officials.

    Watch List: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Chevron Corporation (CVX)

    It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. Kinder Morgan, Inc. shares decreased -1.02 percent over the past week and fell -4.45 percent over the previous month.

    Lets See What will Happen to FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) After Earnings

    FedEx Corporation Air Delivery & Freight Services has a PEG of 2.52 alongside a PS value of 0.94 and a PB value of 3.56. The company reported the earnings of $2.8/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $2.9/share.