A 4-year-old boy fell to his death Friday morning from the balcony of the 10th-floor apartment where he lived with his family in Tokyo's Katsushika Ward.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 8 a.m. Fuji TV quoted police as saying that the boy apparently climbed up on top of a stand and somehow fell over the railing. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead around 90 minutes later, police said.
At the time the boy fell, his mother and 7-year-old brother were down at the 1st-floor entrance. The boy and his 1-year-old sister were the only ones in the apartment, police said.© Japan Today