6-year-old Boy Dies After Falling from Apartment

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GEORGE TOWN: A 6-year-old boy died after falling from the first floor, Desa Mawar Apartment, Farlim in Ayer Itam, last night.

Northeast district police chief, ACP Gan Kong Meng said the incident happened at 6pm when the victim, V. Kavin Raj was playing near the stairs and he slipped.

“Before the incident occurred, the victim was being playful with his elder sister by walking backwards when asked to return to their home on the third floor,” he told reporters, here, today.

Penang Hospital Forensic Department head, Datuk Dr Zahari Noor said based on the autopsy report, the victim died as a result of a strong blow to his head.

The case has been classified as sudden death. – Bernama