The police had to apply to the court for permission to conduct an autopsy on an eight month old baby, who died the day before while Hiking in one of the city parks Herzliya.
In his address to the magistrate’s court of tel Aviv representatives of the investigating authorities stated that an autopsy would help to determine the exact cause of death of the child.
An appeal to the court followed after the parents refused to consent to its disclosure.
The tragedy occurred the day before in the Park on Sokolov street in Herzliya. The lifeless body of a child was discovered in an artificial pond whose depth is about 30 cm According to police, the child was in the Park with his mother. According to the woman, she looked down for a second, and when he realized son wasn’t there. Later she found him in the water. The baby was not breathing.
According to preliminary investigation, the child drowned. Among other things, police are checking whether the admitted negligence on the part of the municipality of the national Park, and pond.