Woman dies after being found inside Toronto clothing donation bin

A woman found trapped in a donation box in Bloorcourt Village this morning has died police confirm

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene and found the woman stuck half inside the box upon their arrival. Authorities cut open the metal box to get the woman out and paramedics administered CPR, but later pronounced her dead at the scene, Global News reported.

The circumstances that led to her being inside the donation box are unknown at this time.

Vancouver Fire Rescue spokesperson Jonathan Gormick.

This is the eighth death related to people getting stuck inside donation bins in Canada since 2015, according to a report.

In the wake of his death, charities called for the bins to be removed.

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Last week, the body of a 34-year-old man was discovered inside a donation bin in West Vancouver.

The rash of deaths has prompted the municipality of West Vancouver to seal clothing bins and investigate safer options for accepting donations.

Donation boxes have been closed in British Columbia.

RCMP say an off-duty doctor found the man unresponsive, stuck in the opening of the bin.

A professor at the University of British Columbia has also tasked fourth-year engineering students with redesigning the clothing bins, which some advocates for the homeless describe as "death traps".

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