Baby boy, 1, dies after falling from window of seventh-floor tower block flat | The Sun

A BABY boy has died after falling from a window on the seventh floor of a tower block flat.

Emergency services were scrambled to the horror plunge in Leeds, West Yorks., shortly after 1pm on Saturday.

The boy was rushed to hospital but despite the best efforts of medics, he was pronounced dead a short while later.

West Yorkshire Police said in a statement: "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 forced said they are investigating the circumstances of the boy's death and enquiries are ongoing.

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