8-year-old girl falls to her death from 12th floor unit

Audrey Dermawan

GEORGE TOWN: A disabled girl died when she fell from the 12th floor of her Puncak Terubong Apartment unit in Air Itam here this afternoon.

The victim has been identified as Lim Yi Xuan, 8.

Deputy northeast district police chief Superintendent V. Saravanan said when police arrived, they found the victim sprawled at the parking lot.

“According to her guardian, the girl had climbed on the table near the open window and fallen over.

“The deceased is a hyperactive child and had problem with her studies,” he said.

The girl’s remains have been sent to the Penang Hospital for post-mortem. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd