No charges in Raleigh daycare death of infant who choked on pine cone

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- No charges will be filed against a Raleigh daycare after a 10-month-old choked to death on a pine cone.

Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman told ABC11 on Monday that the incident was a tragic accident and the DA's office will not pursue charges.

Officers were called to the Hug A Day Daycare in the Fox Hollow neighborhood May 29.

By the time they arrived, they said it was too late to save Aeron Ellington who had a piece of a pine cone in his mouth that was blocking his airway.

The daycare has closed since Aeron's death.
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