Tragedy as girl, 15, dies after falling from height in Sheffield

Huntingtower Road, Sheffield
Huntingtower Road, Sheffield -Credit:Google Maps

A teenage girl has died after falling from a height in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police were called to Huntingtower Road in Sheffield at 7.45pm on Wednesday, April 10. They had received reports of a 15-year-old girl who had fallen from a height.

Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, the girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Her family have now been informed and are being supported by the police.

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South Yorkshire Police said: "Emergency services were called to Huntingtower Road in Sheffield at around 7.45pm on Wednesday night (10 April) following reports that a 15-year-old girl had fallen from height.

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"Despite the best efforts of our officers in attendance and paramedics at the scene, she was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. Her family has been informed and is being supported by our officers. We would ask that their privacy is respected at this difficult time."

The death is currently not being treated as suspicious. The police have also made a mandatory referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct due to prior police contact.