20 Dec 2016

Father of boy accidentally strangled speaks out

From Morning Report, 7:21 am on 20 December 2016

A coroner has ruled the death of a boy who was strangled while climbing out a window at a Napier primary school could and should have been avoided.

Aryan Banerjee.

Aryan Banerjee. Photo: Supplied

Aryan Banerjee, who was nine years old, died after his shirt got caught on a window latch as he tried to escape a locked toilet cubicle at Taradale Primary School in May last year.

Neither the police or Worksafe have laid charges.