A six-year-old boy died after falling from the ninth floor of a building in central Johannesburg. Picture: Netcare 911

Johannesburg - A six-year-old boy died after falling from the ninth floor of a building in central Johannesburg on Saturday morning, paramedics said.
  
Netcare 911 responded at 10.40am to reports of a person who had fallen from a height on Pritchard Street in Johannesburg, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said.

"Reports from the scene allege that a six-year-old male had fallen out a ninth floor window. The patient was assessed by an emergency care practitioner and found to have no signs of life; the patient was declared deceased on the scene. All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate," he said.

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