Girl, 7, died after being strangled by her hoodie, inquest hears
A seven-year-old girl has died after being strangled by her own hooded top, when it got caught on a door handle at her home.
An inquest heard how Kimora Zondo, from Cardiff, was found after her mother, Vonnie Dube, woke up from a nap. Dube’s nine-year-old son said that his sister was “pretending to be sleepy”.
The pair found the seven-year-old unresponsive and called an ambulance. She later died in hospital.
The assistant coroner, Nadim Bashir, recorded a conclusion of accidental death at the hearing in Pontypridd and said there was “no evidence” of how the seven-year-old got caught on the... read more
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