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Man dies after falling from balcony at West Bromwich flats

Emergency services were called to The Heights in Stone Cross in West Bromwich. Photo: Google

The man, thought to be aged in his 20s, fell from a balcony of an apartment in the Stone Cross area of ​​West Bromwich on Wednesday afternoon.

His death is being treated as unexplained and a police investigation has been launched.

Paramedics and officers from West Midlands Police were sent to the scene after the man fell from a flat in The Heights, Walsall Road, at around 4pm.

A Midlands Air Ambulance were also called to the scene but the man could not be saved.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “We were called to flats in Walsall Road, West Bromwich, just after 4pm after a man, believed to be in his 20s, fell from a balcony.

“Sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“His death is currently being treated as unexplained and an area around the scene has been cordoned off as inquiries continue.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman added: “We were called to reports of a patient who had fallen from a height on Walsall Road, West Bromwich, at 4.03pm.

“One ambulance, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car attended the scene. On arrival we discovered one male patient.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of ambulance staff it became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

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