Saville Green death: One-year-old baby boy dies after falling from window of flat in Leeds

A one-year-old boy has died after falling from the window of a flat in Leeds, police said.

Police attended the incident at Saville Green at around 1pm on Saturday (July 2).

The boy was taken to hospital for emergency treatment.

Sadly, he died a short time later.

Saville Green, Leeds

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West Yorkshire Police has now launched an investigation.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "At 1.25pm on Saturday, July 2, police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending Saville Green in Leeds where a child had fallen from the window of a flat.

"The one-year-old boy was taken to hospital for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

"Enquiries are being carried out to establish the full circumstances.

"The incident is being treated as a sudden unexpected death in childhood and we ask that people consider the family and respect their privacy at what is clearly a very difficult time for them."