Man dies in Wellington fall

File photo / Rotorua Daily Post
File photo / Rotorua Daily Post

Police are investigating the death of a young man who fell from the balcony of a Wellington city apartment today.

The death happened at a central city apartment block in Taranaki Street around 7.30am.

Emergency services were called to the apartment block after reports a person had fallen from a balcony of an apartment, Detective Senior Sergeant Donna Howard said.

Ambulance staff tried to resuscitate the man but he died at the scene.

A scene examination is being carried out to find how the man died.

Until the scene examination and a post-mortem are completed, police would not be releasing any further details, Ms Howard said.

- NZPA

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