8-year-old boy falls to his death while attending tuition

KAJANG - An eight-year-old boy who fell to his death while attending a tuition class in an apartment in Bandar Mahkota Cheras.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Mohd Sani Harul said the incident occurred at around 12.42pm yesterday.

"We received word that the boy was attending a tuition class on the third floor of the apartment when he fell to his death.

"When our personnel reached the scene we found the boy's body sprawled on the ground floor in a pool of blood," he said yesterday.

The boy's parents were too distraught to talk.

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Ab Rashid Ab Wahab said the boy was dropped off at the 32-year-old tuition teacher's apartment yesterday.

"We have classified the case as sudden death while investigations are ongoing," he said, adding that the body had been sent to the Kajang Hospital for a post-mortem.