Accident Firefighters responded to a five-story fall that claimed the life of a 72-year-old woman in the city center
A fire engine (illustration). — G. Varela/20 Minutes
Thursday evening, shortly before 7 p.m., a woman died after falling from a building in downtown Lille, in the North, found 20 Minutes. It is not yet known whether it was an accident or a suicide.
In the early evening, a body was lying under a white sheet, at the foot of a building located ; at n° 78 of rue Pierre-Mauroy. It was a 72-year-old woman, living on the 5th floor of the residence. In circumstances which remain to be determined; determined, the victim fell out of the window of his home and crashed into a construction barrier and then onto the sidewalk.
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It’s a witness to the scene who contacted rescuers before trying to resuscitate the septuagenarian. In vain. When they arrived on site, the firefighters and the SMUR could only confirm the death of this woman.
Using the large ladder, the firefighters are went to recognize the victim’s home and were able to see that she was alone at home. inside at the time of the tragedy. An investigation was carried out. open.