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The 16-year-old girl dies after a swim on the eighth-floor balcony in south-east London

The 16-year-old girl dies after a swim on the eighth-floor balcony in south-east London

A 16-year-old girl has died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony in south-east London, police said.

Agents were called to Thurston Road in Lewisham on Easter Sunday shortly after 2:00 PM, after reports of a person falling from a height.

London Ambulance Service, London Fire Brigade and London’s Air Ambulance, which landed at a nearby Sports Direct car park, were present, but the girl was pronounced dead on the spot.

The death is treated as suspicious and the victims’ relatives are informed.

A police cordon remains on the ground as investigations continue.

In a statement, the Met police said, “The death is being treated as not suspect and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

More to follow.

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