An 11-year-old boy fell to his death Monday from the balcony of the fourth-floor apartment where he lived in Hiji, Oita Prefecture.
According to police, another resident called 119 at around 4:30 p.m. to report that a boy was lying in the courtyard. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, Sankei Shimbun reported.
Police identified the boy as Itsuki Omata who lived with his parents and two other siblings. Police said the boy was home alone at the time, but have not yet determined how he managed to fall.© Japan Today