Two-Year-Old Crushed to Death Inside a Payless Store

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A two-year-old has died after being crushed by a mirror inside of a Payless ShoeSource . The incident occurred Friday night at the shoe store in Riverdale, Ga. According to the report, the child identified as Ifrah Siddique, was with her mother who was purchasing shoes when at some point during the visit, a loose mirror was said to have come crashing down on top of the child.

A woman who works in a store next door says she heard the screams and ran over to help and saw the child’s lifeless body under the mirror.

I just saw blood and the little girl, but she was just laying there lifeless,” La Tisha Tultaick said.

The young girl was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

According to the child’s mother, the girl died of internal bleeding.

The company has since released a statement sending their condolences to the family and said they are working with authorities to find out exactly what happened:

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Ifrah Siddique during this time of incredible loss. We are devastated by this tragic event and are fully cooperating with authorities to research and understand the nature of this accident.”

It is unclear if the family will file a lawsuit against the company.


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