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Hackney police appeal for witnesses following window death fall

PUBLISHED: 11:34 03 July 2014 | UPDATED: 12:35 03 July 2014

Police seal off a building after a man fell to his death from a first floor window this morning

Police seal off a building after a man fell to his death from a first floor window this morning

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A man - who police believe fell out of his window - died this morning.

A man, who police believe fell out of his window, died this morning.

The ambulance service was called at 7.30am this morning to Glenarm Road, Lower Clapton, to reports of an injured man.

Crews from an ambulance and a helicopter air ambulance treated him for a head injury at the scene.

The man, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to the Royal London Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police were called at 8.30am, and at this stage are not treating this incident as suspicious.

A police spokesman said: “At this stage officers believe the man may have sustained his injuries falling from a window at the location.”

His next of kin have yet to be informed.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact 101.


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