A three-year-old girl has died after reportedly being hit over the head with a golf club by her brother.
The toddler suffered critical head injuries after a sibling, believed to be her 7-year-old brother, struck her with a golf club in the Christchurch suburb of Rolleston on Sunday afternoon.
Canterbury metro commander Superintendent Lane Todd told stuff.co.nz that it was a tragic accident.
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“Inquiries are still continuing to establish what occurred. It appears at this stage that it was a tragic accident involving a sibling of the child.”
Investigations are continuing.