Man falls from balcony to his death

A member of the public died after a nasty fall from a balcony.  The incident happened in the Antwerp district of Wilrijk last night.  The victim fell from the fifth floor and was dead at the scene.

It’s not yet clear how the fall happened.  The 28-year-old victim is the resident of a fifth floor flat.  Emergency services rushed to the scene, but all attempts to reanimate the man were in vain.  Antwerp police speak of a “tragic accident”.