Boy, 15, dies after falling from roof of multi-storey car park in city centre
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A teenager has died after he fell from the roof of a multi-storey car park in Liverpool city centre.
Police were called to Hanover Street in the city in Merseyside at 8.25pm on Saturday, October 3, following a report of a male who had fallen from the roof of a car park.
Emergency services have now confirmed the victim to be a 15-year-old teenager, who died at the scene, despite efforts to rusticate him, Liverpool Echo reports.
The teenager's family have been informed, but his body has not yet been formally been identified.
In a statement, police confirmed the boy's death is "not being treated as suspicious" and a "file has been sent to the Coroner".
Merseyside Police said: "We can confirm that a 15-year-old boy from Liverpool has died after falling from a car park on Hanover Street in Liverpool City Centre last night (Saturday, 3 October).
"Emergency services were called to a car park on Hanover Street at 8.25pm following reports that a male had fallen from the car park, but sadly despite their best efforts he was pronounced dead a short time later.
"The death is not believed to be suspicious and a file has been sent to the coroner.
"Next of kin have been spoken to and specialist officers are supporting the family at this tragic time. Formal identification is still to take place."
Hanover Street was closed and a cordon erected as paramedics, police and firefighters attended the scene.
The area is a popular destination for drinkers and the road stretches through Liverpool city centre and past Liverpool Central train station.
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