A 3-year-old boy fell to his death from the balcony of an 8th-floor apartment on Kochi on Thursday morning.
A neighbor spotted the child lying on the ground and notified police, TBS reported. The boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to police, the child's mother had taken the garbage out of the apartment when the incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m., TBS reported. The mother was quoted by police as saying her son might have gone out onto the balcony looking for her. The balcony wall was one meter high, police said.© Japan Today