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- Authorities in St. Petersburg say a homeless woman died after getting stuck in a window while trying to break into a house.
Authorities in Florida say a homeless woman died after getting stuck in a window while trying to break into a house.
St. Petersburg police reported in a news release that 23-year-old Niesha Nicole Annie Henderson was found dead Tuesday morning after someone called police to report her 9-month-old son seemingly abandoned in a stroller nearby.
Police say Henderson apparently tried to use a plastic lawn chair and a milk crate to get through the window 5 feet above the ground. The chair fell over and caused Henderson to become wedged on the window sill.
Investigators weren't immediately sure how long she was stuck in the window before she died. Police said she had stayed at the house several times in the past and that she might have been asthmatic.