A young Australian woman has died following a fall from the top of a Canberra building.
Key points:A woman in the 30s was reportedly hanging from a railing outside a property in the City of CanberraThe woman, believed to be in her early 20s, was found dead at the bottom of the buildingShe is believed to have suffered injuries to her neck and bodyThe Canberra Fire Brigade and Canberra Hospital were called to the scene of the incident at 12:30pm local time on Saturday.
The woman is believed the woman fell from the first floor of the block and landed on the second floor.
The fire brigade was called to assist and the woman was pronounced dead at about 12:40pm.
“The woman was from the City area and was a student of an English Language Institute,” a spokesman for the fire brigade said in a statement.
“We are currently trying to establish what caused the fall, the circumstances surrounding the fall and the circumstances leading up to it.”
At this stage, we are unable to provide further information as to the circumstances of her death.
“It is believed a young woman was hanging from the railing outside the property in Canberra.
A Canberra woman who was in her 30s died following an accident on Saturday after falling to her death from a building.
The 28-year-old woman was reported missing by her family on Friday.
She is understood to have been hanging from one of the top floors of a three-storey building on West Avenue in the CBD.
Police were called at 12.40pm on Saturday, and the building was secured.
Police have asked anyone with information about the woman’s death to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.