Iowa boy dies after falling from 2nd-floor window

Published 9:36 am Tuesday, July 8, 2014

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — A 3-year-old Cedar Falls boy has died after falling out a second-story window at home.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said Monday that Carter McOmber had died.

The boy fell Saturday morning after leaning against a window screen in an upstairs bedroom. Cedar Falls police say Carter fell about 20 feet to the ground.

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Police Capt. Craig Berte says the fall was an accident and that no charges will be filed.