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20-year-old killed in fatal Ajman balcony plunge

20-year-old said to be suffering from psychological problems

  • By Aghaddir Ali, Staff Reporter
  • Published: 21:00 January 28, 2013
  • Gulf News

Ajman: A 20-year-old Arab man has died after falling off the balcony of his family’s third-floor apartment in Ajman, Gulf News has learnt.

An Ajman Police official told Gulf News that the incident took place on Thursday. The victim was transferred to Khalifa Hospital in Ajman.

His identity and place of residence have not been disclosed.

The victim was suffering psychological problems and had undergone a psychological treatment session on the day he died, an official said. Police will examine the medicine prescribed to the youth, the official added.

Police and Civil Defence had rushed to the scene of the incident after being alerted. The victim had reportedly struck the ground head first, suffering a skull fracture, bleeding from the nose and ear, and a rib fracture. His body was transferred to forensics laboratory to determine the cause of death.

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