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Stuff reports that a child was found unresponsive in a running washing machine at a Christchurch home.
Emergency services were called to the incident in Hoon Hay at around 5 pm on Friday.
The child was injured from being inside the washing machine while it was running. Emergency services rushed the child to hospital where they later died.
Enquiries into the circumstances of the death are underway.
The death of the child is not being treated as suspicious according to a police spokesperson. The coroner was informed of the death.
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