Yesterday, the tragic news broke that a 10-year-old boy was killed after a piece of furniture fell on top of him in a Topshop store in Reading. He was taken to hospital, but sadly passed away two hours later.

The little boy has now been named as Kaden Reddick and he's been described as the "sweetest boy" by family and friends. Topshop have confirmed that they're taking steps to deter a situation like this from occurring again.

Credit: PA

According to reports, an employee confirmed that the units "should be properly fixed to the floor", and are the type usually found by the tills used as a queuing system, and contain accessories and sweets.

Kaden Reddick was reportedly shopping with his aunt at the Oracle Shopping Centre when he suffered severe head injuries as a result of the furniture crushing him.

The police statement confirmed that he "suffered serious head injuries after an incident involving a store display barrier."

The interior of a Topshop in Japan. Credit: PA

Topshop has now confirmed that a company wide removal will now take place.

Tributes have flooded in on social media, with many comforting the family at this difficult time, and flowers have been left at the store where the incident occurred.

Rest in peace.

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