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Boy dies in Bow tower block fall from 19th floor

PUBLISHED: 12:35 16 April 2018 | UPDATED: 15:19 16 April 2018

Paramedics were called to Ingram House in Bow. Picture: Google.

Paramedics were called to Ingram House in Bow. Picture: Google.

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A teenage boy has fallen to his death from the 19th floor of a tower block in Bow.

The boy, who is believed to be in his mid teens, fell from a window at Ingram House in Daling Way, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

The Ambulance Service answered an emergency 999 call at 6.39am on Saturday to “reports of an incident” at the tower block near Victoria Park.

An air-ambulance crew arrived at the scene from Whitechapel, but the teenager was already dead.

An ambulance spokesman told the East London Advertiser: “We sent an incident response officer, a single responder in a car and an ambulance crew.

London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched by road—but sadly he was dead at the scene.”

Police were called 6.50am. The death is being treated as “non-suspicious” and a file is being prepared for a coroner.


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