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(Updated) Child falls from Dorchester home, dies

A 2-year-old boy fell out of a window or from the roof of a Dorchester building early Wednesday morning and suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.

boston dorchester child fall Police at the scene of a Columbia Road apartment complex in Dorchester where a child fell.
Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

A young child died after he fell from a Dorchester building Wednesday morning.

Police were called to 131 Columbia Road just before 10 a.m., according to a Boston police spokeswoman.

A 2-year-old boy feel from a window, the police spokeswoman said. Police investigators could be seen standing on the roof of the building as they investigated the incident.


The boy was rushed to Boston Medical Center where he later died, according to police.

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