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One-year-old boy dies after becoming wedged between a bed and a wall after he was left at home with only his six-year-old sibling to watch him as their mother is charged with manslaughter

 A one-year-old boy has died after becoming wedged between a bed and a wall after he was left at home with only his sibling to look after him. 

Mother Marie Dorleus, 36, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, Spring Valley Police Department said in a news release on Monday.

The incident happened at around 8:40pm on Saturday evening. 

A one-year-old boy has died after becoming wedged between a bed and a wall after he was left at home with only his sibling to look after him (Stock image)

A one-year-old boy has died after becoming wedged between a bed and a wall after he was left at home with only his sibling to look after him (Stock image) 

The children were at a home in Spring Valley, Rockland County in the state of New York.


The one-year-old was left with his six-year-old sibling and the pair had no adult supervision, police say. 


Authorities arrived at the scene to find the child unresponsive and trapped between a bed and the wall. 

The Spring Valley Fire Department was dispatched to help in freeing the child. 

Paramedics battled to save the boy at the scene. 

He was later rushed to Nyack Hospital where he died from his injuries. 

The mother of the child was subsequently arrested.  

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