A 16-year-old girl has died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony in south-east London, police have said.
Officers were called to Thurston Road, in Lewisham, shortly after 2pm on Easter Sunday following reports that a person had fallen from a height.
London Ambulance Service, London Fire Brigade and London’s Air Ambulance, who landed in a nearby Sports Direct car park, attended, but the girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
The death is being treated as non-suspicious and the victim’s next of kin have been informed.
A spokesperson from the Met Police said: “At the scene a 16-year-old girl had fallen from the balcony of a residential property. The injured girl was pronounced dead at 3.26pm.
“Her next of kin are aware.”
A police cordon remains at the scene while inquiries continue.