A four-year-old girl died after falling from the balcony of the sixth-floor apartment where she lived with her family in Yamakita, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Saturday night.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 8:50 p.m., Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the girl, Marin Kobayashi, was taken to hospital where she died around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
Police said Marin’s father called 119 at around 9 p.m. after his wife saw Marin on the ground of JR Yamakita Station, which is beside the apartment building.
Marin lived with her parents and two-year-old brother. Police said they are investigating how Marin got over a clothesline on the balcony.© Japan Today