A 6-month-old child who survived an alleged kidnapping alongside his twin brother died one month later in a “sudden unexplained toddler demise,” an Ohio coroner’s workplace stated Friday.

An post-mortem following Ky’air Thomas’ January 28 demise revealed “the toddler was positioned face down (inclined) on an grownup mattress with extra bedding and pillows (unsafe sleep atmosphere), unsupervised,” the Franklin County Coroner’s Workplace stated in a written assertion.

“It’s nicely documented that infants underneath the age of 8 months have restricted power within the neck musculature to reposition their airway when encountering potential obstructions,” the coroner’s workplace stated.

“This can be a type of oxygen deprivation (anoxic mind damage), nonetheless, as a result of a contributory part of mechanical or obstructive asphyxia might be neither confirmed nor excluded on this toddler’s demise … the way of demise is greatest dominated as Undetermined.”

The coroner’s workplace stated it discovered “no proof of trauma, foul play, abuse, or neglect.”

Beforehand, authorities spelled Ky’air’s identify as Kyair Thomass.

The child first made nationwide headlines after he and his twin brother, Kason, have been allegedly kidnapped in Columbus, Ohio.

On December 19, Ky’air and Kason have been left inside a working automotive as their mom, Wilhelmina Thomas, was selecting up a restaurant order whereas working as a DoorDash driver, in line with Columbus police.

When she returned, the automotive and her 5-month-old boys had vanished.

Ky’air was later discovered alive, deserted close to the Dayton Worldwide Airport. Days later, Kason was discovered alive contained in the stolen automotive greater than 100 miles away, in Indianapolis.

Suspect Nalah Jackson, 24, was taken into custody on suspicion of kidnapping and faces state and federal costs, authorities stated.

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