Baby boy, one, dies after falling from a window of a seventh floor tower block flat


Baby boy, one, dies after falling from a window of a seventh floor tower block flat

  • Emergency services were called to scene in Leeds, West Yorkshire, on Saturday
  • Boy was taken to hospital but died a short time later, West Yorkshire Police said
  • Force said the death is being treated as ‘sudden unexpected death in childhood’ 

A baby boy has died after falling from a window on the seventh floor of a block of flats, according to reports. 

Emergency services were called to the scene in Leeds, West Yorkshire, shortly after 1pm on Saturday. 

The boy was taken to hospital but died a short time later, West Yorkshire Police said in a statement to The Sun

A baby boy has died after falling from a window on the seventh floor of a block of flats, according to reports

The statement read: ‘At 1.25pm on Saturday, July 2, police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending Saville Green in Leeds where a child had fallen from the window of a flat.

‘The one-year-old boy was taken to hospital for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

‘The incident is being treated as a sudden unexpected death in childhood and we ask that people consider the family and respect their privacy at what is clearly a very difficult time for them.’

The force said they are investigating the circumstances of the boy’s death and enquiries are ongoing.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Leeds, West Yorkshire, shortly after 1pm on Saturday

Emergency services were called to the scene in Leeds, West Yorkshire, shortly after 1pm on Saturday

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