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Boy dies after falling from high-rise condo building in South Florida

Posted: 3:48 AM, Sep 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-14 10:10:38-04

AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 9-year-old boy is dead after falling from a high-rise condo building in South Florida.

The Miami Herald  reports that the fall occurred Thursday afternoon in Aventura, an upscale suburb of Miami.

Aventura police say the boy fell from a high floor or the roof of the 11-story Echo condominium and landed in an adjacent park. The boy was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Police say the fall appears to be an accident. Officials didn't immediately release the boy's name.