Man dies after falling from London’s Tate Modern gallery

A man has died after falling from Tate Modern in London, police said.

Emergency services were called to the art museum in the centre of the British capital at about 10.45am on Friday.

Police said the man, who has yet to be identified, died at the scene.

His death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

A cordon remained in place at the scene on Friday afternoon.

The gallery, which is one of the most visited art museums in the world, told visitors on X it would remain closed for the rest of the day due to the incident.

In August 2019, a six-year-old French boy was seriously injured after being thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern by teenager Jonty Bravery.

The boy, who had been on holiday with his parents at the time of the attack, survived the 30 metre fall, but suffered life-changing injuries, including a bleed on the brain and broken bones.

Bravery is currently serving a life sentence with a minimum term of 15 years for attempted murder.

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