Maid falls to death while cleaning windows in Hong Kong: police
Published on Jan 23, 2014 5:53 PM
HONG KONG (AFP) - A foreign domestic helper aged 28 died on Thursday after falling from a residential building in Hong Kong, police said.
They said the helper, whose name and nationality were not given, fell from a building in the Wong Tai Sin district onto a concrete canopy and was certified dead when officers arrived.
"It is understood that she fell off while cleaning windows in a flat," a police statement said, adding the death was not being treated as suspicious.
There have been a series of such deaths over the years in Hong Kong, where most people live in high-rise apartment blocks.
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