Small girl dies after Lignon balcony fall

Geneva Police

The Lignon district in Geneva is in shock after a 4-year-old girl died when she fell from an 11th floor balcony yesterday morning.

Police say the girl died on the spot, despite attempts to resuscitate her from passers-by initially and then paramedics. 

Police say she fell from her home on the Avenue du Lignon onto a small football field. 

A criminal investigation is now underway say prosecutors.  

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