A fifth-grade boy is suspected to have jumped from a fourth-floor window of an elementary school in Taipei City this morning. The 11 year-old was rushed to hospital unconscious, but declared dead around 2 hours later.
According to Apple Daily, the boy with the family name Shen had quarreled with his parents over the use of a cellphone last night. His mother took him to school at 11:00am, but he didn’t go to his classroom, and at around 11:45 fell from the window of an unused classroom on the 4th floor of Sanmin Elementary School. Shen was found on a platform on the second floor with a serious injury to the back of his head.
Taiwan English News is an independent publication with no corporate funding or support. If you like what you have just read, please show your support by liking or following on Facebook or Twitter, or subscribing to Taiwan English News to receive the latest news via email. Advertising queries are welcome. Share, like, or comment below.