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Toddler dies after fall from seventh floor of flats

Published 19/07/2016

The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Pic: Google
The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Pic: Google

A toddler has died after falling from the seventh floor of a block of flats in Birmingham.

It happened in the Hockley area of the city on Monday.

West Midlands Police said the 18-month-old girl fell from a property on Great Hampton Row.

The death is being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

West Midlands Police said on Tuesday that an investigation has been launched, with a spokeswoman saying: "The death is currently being treated as unexplained."

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "Crews arrived to find a girl who had fallen from a window.

"Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene."

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