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

Posted at 5:48 AM, Sep 14, 2018
and last 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.