International school student in Ipoh dies in fall from 30th floor

KUALA LUMPUR - An international school student fell to his death from the 30th floor of a condominium block in Batu Tiga, Jalan Ipoh, here.

Sentul OCPD Asst Comm R. Munusamy said the 17-year-old boy died on the spot after landing on a zinc roof on the third floor of the building.

He said a security guard informed police about the incident at about 11.15pm Sunday.

"A police officer went to the scene and met the boy's mother.

"She said her son had been a drug addict and was undergoing rehabilitation," he said.

ACP Munusamy said the teenager had climbed onto a table at the balcony from where he fell.

The body was sent to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for post-mortem.