10-Year-Old Boy Strangled While Playing On Swing Set: Police

A 10-year-old boy died in a tragic accident at Charles Clark Park on Friday, prompting questions of safety once again at public parks in Jacksonville.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office identified the 10-year-old child who died in a "tragic accident" at a park in Northwest Jacksonville.

JSO said Nahshon Green died after he got entangled by a swing's chain at Charles Clark Park on Sibbald Road. JSO responded to the scene around 6:15 p.m.

 

JSO said a mother of four children went to the park. While the children were playing, Green was playing on the swing set. When the mom looked back at Green, she saw the chains of the swing wrapped around the his neck, JSO said. As she did that, she called 911.

Green was transported to UF Health where the child was pronounced deceased. According to the GoFundMe account, Nahshon was autistic. 

No foul play is expected right now.

There is a GoFundMe for Nahshon. You can click here to donate.

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