6.2 C
Dublin
Monday, March 1, 2021
Home Uncategorized Teenage girl dies after falling from London balcony

Teenage girl dies after falling from London balcony

A 16-year-old girl has died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony in southeast London, police have said.

Officers were called to Thurston Road, in Lewisham, shortly after 2pm on Easter Sunday following reports that a person had fallen from a height.

London Ambulance Service, London Fire Brigade and London’s Air Ambulance, who landed in a nearby Sports Direct car park, attended, but the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.


Download the new Independent Premium app

Sharing the full story, not just the headlines

The death is not being treated as suspicious, and the girl’s next of kin have been informed.

A police cordon remains at the scene near the residential property while inquiries continue, officers said.

A Met Police spokeswoman said: “The death is being treated as non-suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Additional reporting by PA

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments