A 5-year-old boy fell to his death from the sixth floor of an apartment building in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, on Sunday afternoon.
A female resident called emergency services at around 4:30 p.m. and said that the the body of a boy was lying on the roof of the front entrance porch, TBS reported. Emergency services transported the boy, who has been named as Yoshito Nakamura, to hospital where he was confirmed dead a short time later.
Police say Yoshito, who lived nearby, had been invited to the apartment block to play in the courtyard in front of the building with friends. According to police, Yoshito entered the building alone and climbed to the sixth floor, at which point he fell from the landing, TBS reported.© Japan Today