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4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« on: February 04, 2009, 04:36:03 PM »
MISSION VIEJO, Calif.   A 4-year-old girl in Southern California has died after she climbed into a washing machine that began tumbling when her toddler brother hit its simple push-button start.

Orange County Sheriff's spokesman Jim Amormino said Kayley Ishii apparently climbed into the front-loading washer Monday afternoon. Her 15-month-old brother either bumped or pushed the button to start the machine.

Amormino said the machine's controls were only 20 inches from the floor and the start switch was a simple push button. The girl was in the water-filled, tumbling machine for at least two minutes before her mother found her.

An autopsy Tuesday found Kayley died of blunt force trauma and the death was ruled accidental.

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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 05:09:38 PM »
sounds suspicious

The story says the Start Button was 50cm (20") from the floor

I don't think so .... more like 30" ... ????
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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 06:25:07 PM »
What's the model number? I know,Not funny. The door had to have been closed first. Who's watching the kids? I'm sure they will attempt a lawsuit.

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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 08:46:55 PM »
news story mentions 417 Kenmore 

Video looks like Whirlpool Kemore HE2

The story says the Start Button was 50cm (20") from the floor

I don't think so .... more like 30" ... ????


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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009, 09:25:02 PM »
Isn't 417 a Frigidare?

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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 09:26:39 PM »
417 is a Kenmore made by Frigidare
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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 09:56:33 PM »
There is supposed to be a built in anti kid tampering control ain't they?
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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2009, 10:26:23 PM »
news story mentions 417 Kenmore 

Video looks like Whirlpool Kemore HE2

The story says the Start Button was 50cm (20") from the floor

I don't think so .... more like 30" ... ????


nbc losangeles.com/news VIDEO

In either case it's sad that it happened.

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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2009, 10:31:25 PM »
A Sad but fishy story.
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Re: 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Washing Machine
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2009, 12:01:00 PM »
jwwebster, you couldnt be more right any child dying is extrmely sad.. but this story is some real " fish story" . only hope is for a true investigation by qualified investigators

 

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