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1-year-old Ore. boy drowns in washing machine

1-year-old boy in Oregon drowns in washing machine; Mom says he used to help her with laundry By The Associated Press

OREM, Utah (AP) ' The parents of a 1-year-old boy in Oregon say he drowned in a washing machine in the few minutes that he left his mother's sight.

Tiffany Hebb says 21-month-old Ollie Hebb used to help her with the laundry by throwing clothes into the top-loading washer. She says Ollie went missing for a few minutes on March 23, and she found him wedged inside the water-filled machine.

A neighbor performed CPR, but the boy died after a day on life support. His organs were donated.

The couple had recently moved from Orem, Utah, to the Portland suburb of Hillsboro. The Deseret News reports ( ) Tiffany and Chris Hebb buried Ollie over the weekend in Utah.

Tiffany Hebb says she's warning parents about the drowning dangers of washers.


Information from: Deseret News,

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