Boxing champ Mike Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus died Tuesday in a Phoenix hospital after accidentally getting her neck wrapped in a cord from an exercise machine at home. “We are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of love and prayers from all over the world,” Tyson says in a statment.
Mike Tyson and his girlfriend, Sol Xochitl, faced a tragic loss in 2009 when their daughter, Exodus, died at age 4. The little girl became caught in a treadmill cord in her Phoenix home, and died at the local hospital. Exodus died May 26, 2009, nearly 12 years to date, according to her obituary.
Tragedy struck in 2009 when Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus died. She was playing on a treadmill in her mother’s home in Phoenix, Arizona, when she accidentally hung herself with a treadmill cord that was handing from the exercise machine. Her 7-year-old brother found her and alerted his mother, who called 9-1-1 and began CPR.
How did Mike Tyson’s daughter die?
Mike Tyson’s Daughter Dies After Hanging Accident. Exodus, 4, died after accidental strangling on treadmill cord. May 26, 2009 — Exodus Tyson, the 4-year-old daughter of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, died at a Phoenix hospital Monday after what police called a “tragic accident” on a home treadmill.
He called his mother, who found her on a treadmill with a cable that was attached to the exercise machine wrapped around her neck, police said. Police said the child’s mother ran into the room, freed her from the cord, called 911 and then started CPR.
Exodus was on life support after accidentally hanging herself on a cord dangling from a treadmill in her central Phoenix home. She died at 11:45 a.m., ABC News affiliate KNXV-TV reported, citing police Sgt. Andy Hill.
Exodus’ 7-year-old brother found her Monday and told their mother, who was in another room. She took Exodus off the cord, called 911 and tried to revive her. The incident occurred while the child’s mother was cleaning the house and the toddler was playing in a playroom, according to a statement from Phoenix police.
What happened to Mike Tyson’s daughter?
Mike Tyson’s Daughter Exodus’ Cause of Death. Getty Former US boxer Mike Tyson speaks during a news conference to announce India’s first global mixed martial arts Kumite 1 league in Mumbai on September 28, 2018. Mike Tyson and his girlfriend, Sol Xochitl, faced a tragic loss in 2009 when their daughter, Exodus, died at age 4. …
Today in History. Mike Tyson’s 4yr old daughter Exodus breathed her last on 27th May 2009 after a tragic accident in which her neck got caught in a treadmill cord. Its alleged she slipped while playing She was put on life support but never regained her consciousness. RIP Exodus pic.twitter.com/4cyMIsdDgW
Tyson called Exodus his “Angel” and told Oprah Winfrey he did not want to know how she died. After learning she had died, he told the news outlet “my first instinct was a lot of rage.”
The New York Daily News reported the mother called 911, telling a dispatcher, “My baby! She’s choked!”. Tyson issued a statement at the time of her death, quoted by ABC News. It said:
Miguel found his sister and alerted his mother, who was in another room . She took the little girl off the cord, called 911 and tried to revive her with CPR, ABC News reported. The mother was cleaning the house, and Exodus was in the play room. She sent her son in to check on his sister, and found her “in distress,” police said in …
Tyson was in Las Vegas at the time and flew out to Phoenix as soon as he was notified, appearing at the hospital where Exodus was on life support before she died, the news outlet reported.