A baby has died after falling from the seventh floor of a block of flats in Birmingham.1towerThe 18-month-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene at Ryland House in Great Hampton Row, Newtown. West Midlands Police said it happened shortly before noon yesterday.

In a statement, the force said: “The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will take place in due course. The coroner has been informed.”

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “Crews arrived to find a girl who had fallen from a window. Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Flowers have been laid at the scene.