Home alone boy, 4, falls to his death

PUTRAJAYA - A four-year-old boy left alone at home fell to his death from the 14th floor of an apartment in Precinct 5 here.

Muhammad Hafiey Qayyum Mohd Syazwan was sleeping at home when the father took his wife to work at 7am yesterday, said Putrajaya police chief Asst Comm Rosly Hassan.

"When the father returned home at 8am, his son was missing.

"He found out later from an apartment resident that the child had been taken to the hospital," said ACP Rosly.

A cleaner had found the boy groaning in pain on the walkway that morning.

"I was sweeping at the carpark area when I saw the child on the walkway.

"I quickly informed a friend and took the boy to the shops, before someone took him to the hospital," said the cleaner identified only as Yati.

Muhammad Hafiey Qayyum was unconscious and in critical condition when he was rushed to the hospital.

The boy was given emergency treatment.

He was pronounced dead at 10.10am.

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