3yo Boy Dies After Falling From 2nd Floor Of Building Which Was Being Renovated In Sarawak

The building didn't have any windowpanes installed.
Parents are often advised to be aware of their children’s whereabouts as failing to do so may result in tragedy and heartbreak.

An Indonesian woman lost her young son in a freak accident after the toddler fell to his death at a building that was undergoing renovations in Sarawak.

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3yo boy dies after falling from 2nd floor of building

According to China Press, the tragedy took place in Bau, Sarawak, on Sunday (Apr 14).

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It also reported that the building didn’t have its windowpanes installed when the 3-year-old boy was playing at the renovation site.

Unfinished building in sarawak
Photo via Sin Chew Daily

Bau police chief DSP Jawai Francis Kempas said police were alerted of the incident following a call from the Bau Hospital Emergency Unit at 2.20pm.

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Based on investigation on the child’s mother who is an Indonesian, it was said that on the same day at around 8.30am, she had brought her son to her husband’s workplace at a construction site in Siniawan.

“The mother was not aware that the victim had fallen as she was helping her husband working,” she said as quoted by The Borneo Post.

Suffered from fractured skull and internal bleeding

Sin Chew Daily reported that the boy was found in a semi-conscious state by medical personnel at the scene and was bleeding from his mouth and nose.

Woman holds son who fell from building in sarawak
Photo via Sin Chew Daily

Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries three hours later, where doctors said he had suffered a fractured skull and internal bleeding. His body was subsequently sent to Sarawak General Hospital for further action.

Early police investigation found no signs of foul play and the case has been classified as sudden death.

Further investigations are now being carried out to determine the cause of death.

Our condolences to the boy’s family and we hope parents will be more aware of what their children are doing.

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