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Published: Tuesday, 11/18/2003

Coroner rules Ada tot's suffocation was accident

ADA, Ohio — The death of an 11-month-old boy in his Ada home has been ruled accidental by the Allen County coroner.

Dr. William Wright said yesterday that Jevin Ghorntonsuffocated on the family sofa after being smothered by a cushion that his face was pinned against.

The infant's mother found her son on the sofa Sunday morning. He was pronounced dead in Lima Memorial Hospital.

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