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Autopsy: Toddler likely choked on marbles

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Autopsy: Toddler likely choked on marbles
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

BARNESVILLE, Minn. - Preliminary autopsy results indicate a 3-year-old girl who died Sunday at her rural Barnesville home died from asphyxiation as a result of swallowing marbles that constricted her airway, Wilkin County Sheriff Tom Matejka said Tuesday.

Kylie Martinez-Braton lived in the home with her mother, Mici Braton, and grandparents Randy and Trinda Braton.

Matejka said one of the grandparents called authorities at 7:35 a.m. Sunday. A deputy and Barnesville ambulance crew arrived to find the girl lying in bed unresponsive and cold to the touch. She had some bruising around her lips, Matejka said.

Morris Sun Tribune Staff
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