A 10-year-old child died on Tuesday after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment building in Chaville (Hauts-de-Seine).

The tragedy occurred in the middle of the day, around 1:30 p.m., reports Le Parisien.

It was passers-by who gave the alert when they discovered the lifeless body of the little victim at the bottom of a building.

The emergency services immediately took care of him and transported him urgently to the Necker hospital in Paris, under police escort.

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The child unfortunately “succumbed from his injuries when he arrived at the hospital”, specifies a police source to



An investigation has been opened and is already heading towards an accident.

According to the first elements, the victim's father and sister were in the family apartment at the time of the fatal fall.

Shocked by the tragedy, the mayor of Chaville said he was going to get closer to the bereaved family.

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