5-year-old Atlanta girl in ICU after freak summer camp accident involving slide, jump rope

ATLANTA — Tascia Jones said her niece, Marley, was at her summer camp on June 13 when she had an accident on the slide with a jump rope that led to her being strangled.

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She was found unresponsive and rushed to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where she is currently in the intensive care unit.


“We are grateful that as of 6/14/24, she is awake and responsive, but she still has more testing ahead,” Jones wrote.

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Pictures showed deep bruising on the child’s neck.

Jones did not identify the summer camp or say if any other children were involved.

The family has set up a GoFundMe to help with Marley’s medical expenses. You can donate HERE.

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