Six-week-old baby girl dies after pram plunges into lift shaft
A six-week-old baby girl has died after her pram plunged into an open lift shaft, police said.
The infant's 21-year-old mother was waiting with her for the elevator on the 23rd floor of an apartment building in Brooklyn on Thursday.
When the doors opened, the young mum pushed the stroller into the empty lift shaft.
The baby girl, identified as Areej Ali, and her mum plunged eight floors, landing on top of an elevator car positioned at the 15th floor.
Police found the tot unconscious and unresponsive after responding to a 911 call.
Handout The baby was rushed to a local hospital where she... read more
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