A four-year-old girl tumbled off the balcony of her 9th floor home to her death in Yao, Osaka Prefecture on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.
At around 7:30 p.m., a passerby noticed the girl, still alive, lying on the ground below the building and called authorities, who rushed her to the hospital. She died an hour after arrival at the hospital.
According to police, the girl lived with her family of four in the apartment, but at the time, the other three family members were out. Police say the balcony door was found open, and suspect the girl climbed up over the railing and lost her grip.© News reports