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Six-year-old Liam Shackleton dies in Leeds flats fall

A six-year-old boy has died in a fall from the eighth floor of a block of flats in Leeds.

Liam Shackleton fell from the nine-storey building in the Lindsey Mount area of the city just after 1700 BST on Tuesday, police said.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he was pronounced dead.

Two men aged 36 and 57 and a woman aged 28 have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect. A girl, 16, is also being held in connection with the fall.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 01 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK
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