Iowa child dies after ‘freak accident’ at indoor fun center

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A four-year-old boy died six days after he was discovered with a rope around his neck at an indoor play facility in Waterloo.

Isaiah Neelans was not breathing when he was found with a rope, used to secure an inflatable structure at Thorp Family Fun, around his neck at about noon Saturday, June 14, 2014 according to KWWL-TV.

Isaiah was taken to a hospital in Iowa City, where he died Friday, June 20.

A woman who said she owned the facility called the incident a “freak accident.”

Isaiah’s funeral was planned for Wednesday, June 25 in Waterloo.