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Boy, 3, dies in fall from third-floor window in Frankford

The boy fell about 30 feet from a rear window of an apartment on the 1600 block of Folkrod Street about 6:10 p.m.


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A 3-year-old boy died Sunday evening after he fell from a third-floor window in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

The boy fell about 30 feet from a rear window of an apartment on the 1600 block of Foulkrod Street about 6:10 p.m., 6ABC Action News reports.He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The boy's parents were not home at the time of the incident, but his godmother and aunt were in the apartment. He was in a room with his 2- and 4-year-old sisters, according to the report.

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Toys were found on the ground near where the boy fell, giving the impression the boy may have been tossing them from the window before he fell.