Boy, 2, dies after circumcision goes wrong in Perth suburbs

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A toddler has died after an apparent circumcision procedure allegedly went horribly wrong in the suburbs of Perth.

The boy, 2, and his younger brother underwent the procedure in the city's southeast on Tuesday night, 7News reported.

But there were complications and both young boys were reportedly rushed to Armadale Hospital for treatment. 

The toddler was pronounced dead on arrival, according to the network.

The boys were rushed to Armadale Hospital for treatment.
The boys were rushed to Armadale Hospital for treatment, but one died. Source: Department of Health

His brother was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital for surgery and is now thought to be in stable condition.

WA Police confirmed to Yahoo News Australia a two-year-old boy had died.

His death is being treated as non-suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

“It can be confirmed the boy underwent a medical procedure at a registered medical centre prior to his death,” WA Police said.

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