Child dies in 9th floor Durban apartment plunge

2016-01-19 20:48
(Supplied Netcare911)

(Supplied Netcare911)

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Durban - A child fell to his death from the ninth floor of a building in Overport, Netcare 911 said on Tuesday.

"A report from the scene indicates that the child was left in the flat while his father went to meet someone at the entrance of the building.

"Exact detail as to how the child ended up falling from the window will form part of the South African Police investigation," said spokesperson Chris Botha.

Botha said paramedics received the call at 18:33.

"Tragically, the child died before our arrival due to the extensive injuries that he sustained."

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