Six-year-old Hong Kong girl dies after falling from building

Source says she might have slipped and fallen when playing with others

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 16 October, 2016, 2:04pm
UPDATED : Sunday, 16 October, 2016, 2:04pm

A six-year-old girl has died after falling from a building in Tsuen Wan on Saturday, police said.

Around 10.10pm Saturday a passer-by told police a girl was lying unconscious in a planter at Yi Pei Square.

The girl, surnamed Lam, was sent to Yan Chai Hospital and confirmed dead.

Yi Pei Square in Tsuen Wan

Police took away a 10-year-old girl who was allegedly with Lam when she fell from the building, RTHK reported, quoting a source.

The source said the girl might have slipped and fallen from the terrace when she was playing with others. Lam’s parents were reportably searching for her before the incident.

The case is being handled by Tsuen Wan district crime squad.