ACCC investigates SeaWorld toy after Deklan Labington-MacDonald’s death

Australia’s consumer watchdog is in talks with Queensland authorities over the death of a young boy who was critically injured in an accident allegedly involving a plush toy.

Deklan Labington-MacDonald, 6, suffered a “severe accident” involving a penguin toy, purchased from SeaWorld, at his Nerang home on Anzac Day, his family claims.

He was admitted to the intensive care unit at Queensland Children’s Hospital but his family was told he was “beyond recovery”.

He died just days later on April 30.

More than $15,400 has been raised on a crowdfunding page for Deklan’s family and will go towards a “memorial” service.

Deklan Labington-MacDonald. Credit: MyCause

In a statement, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…

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