Hammock strangles boy, 6
A 6-year-old boy died after his neck got entangled with the rope of a hammock Tuesday in barangay Perelos, Carcar City, southern Cebu.
Everdeve Albrando, a kindergartner, was pronounced dead on arrival at Carcar Provincial Hospital.
SPO3 Jorame Tanod-tanod, desk officer at the Carcar City Police Office, said the boy was playing on the hammock that was suspended from a mango tree when his neck got entangled with its nylon rope.
Nene Bacus, a neighbor rushed to help the boy when she saw the victim struggling as he called for help.
The victim’s parents were inside their house when the incident happened.
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