Woman dies after falling from balcony at east London council offices


woman has died after falling from a balcony at an east London council’s offices.

Police and ambulance services were called to Tower Hamlets town hall in Poplar at 4pm on Monday to reports a woman had fallen inside the eight-storey building.

Paramedics attempted to revive the 49-year-old but she died just before 4.30pm, police said.

A Met spokesman said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

“Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the woman was pronounced dead,” they added.

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“Her death is being treated as unexpected. It has been investigated and is not suspicious. A file will be prepared for the coroner.

“Her next of kin have been informed.”


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