Teenager dies in fall from third floor of flat


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

GEORGE TOWN: A 17-year-old boy died about six hours after falling from the third floor of his flat in Relau here.

OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said the boy was rushed to the Penang Hospital after the incident at 12.15pm on Sunday.

However, he died while receiving treatment.

“Medical personnel at the hospital pronounced him dead at 6.10pm on the same day.

“A post-mortem revealed that he died of severe head injuries due to the fall,” he said.

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