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Friday, 19 May 2017 | MYT 9:40 PM

Boy, 9, falls to his death at apartment in Selayang

PETALING JAYA: A nine-year-old boy was found dead after he was believed to have fallen from an apartment.

A member of the public informed Gombak police of the incident at 1.40pm on Friday.

Investigations at the apartment in Selayang showed that the victim was playing with a friend on either the ninth or tenth floor at about 1pm.

When they reached the tenth floor, the friend went back home while the victim was nowhere to be seen. His body was later found on the ground floor.

"Investigations are underway to ascertain which floor the victim fell from, and to identify how the fall occurred. As of now, there are no witnesses," said Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Ali Ahmad in a statement.

The body has been sent to Hospital Selayang for a post-mortem.

The case is classified as sudden death.


Tags / Keywords: apartment , boy , suicide , death


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