Lexington Girl Died From Accidental Hanging

New information in the death of a 10-year-old Lexington girl.

The coroner now says Ivy Freeman died from asphyxiation due to hanging.

Police are investigating the death as an accident.

Freeman died Wednesday at the UK hospital, two days after she was found unconscious in the family's backyard on Summerfield drive.

It's believed the accident involved a swing or rope on her play set.

Freeman was a fifth grader at Meadowthorpe Elementary. Grief counselors will be on hand when students return from fall break on Monday.


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  • by austin Location: lexington on Oct 26, 2007 at 05:16 PM
    my mom works with that girls father. he has not ben to work for a while. my mom went to her funeral. she was in apink cascet with sparkes on her face, it had her american girl doll in there. her father was so over welmed. he just sat there the whol time jus looking at her. this is very sad. i don't know him i fell sorry for him.
  • by jeanette Location: knox on Oct 21, 2007 at 08:31 PM
    God bless you all during this time , my thoughts and prayers are with you all...
  • by Teresa Location: Harlan on Oct 20, 2007 at 07:13 AM
    May the Lord go with the little girl's family.May he comfort you all always.You all will be in my prays
  • by Gerry Location: Acworth, GA on Oct 20, 2007 at 05:08 AM
    To the friends and family of Ivy Freeman, know that my heart goes out to you. Some things we will never understand this side of heaven. My prayer is that you will be comforted by God Himself and all of those who loved Ivy.

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