14-year-old plunges to death from Bow tower block

PUBLISHED: 10:17 19 November 2013 | UPDATED: 11:04 19 November 2013

An investigation has been launched after the death of a teenager who fell from the 19th floor of a block of flats in Bow.

Police were called to reports of an injured boy on Friday at 6.30am, in Jodrell Road.

Following extensive treatment at the scene from two ambulance crews, a medical team from the London Air Ambulance and a single responder, the 14-year-old was pronounced dead at 7.07am.

Police have confirmed the next of kin have been informed and his death is being treated as unexplained.

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