A HAUNTING photo shows loose netting around the balcony where a three-year-old fell from his 29th floor New York City apartment.
His parents reportedly told police that they thought the boy was playing safely before he fell to his death 七月に 2.
The child was found on the building’s scaffolding by police, who responded to a 911 call at the the Taino Towers residential complex.
Neighbors told the ニューヨークポスト that they heard the child’s mother screaming “My baby, my baby” from the street.
鏡 reports that the parents were talking in their bedroom when the child fell.
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They reportedly thought the child was playing safely in the living room.
According to The Mirror, police think that the child climbed onto a chair to look over and fell.
The boy’s mom found the netting on the balcony flapping in the wind while searching for her son, sources told The New York Post.
“She was sitting on the ground in her socks,” neighbor Alexander Townsend told the Post when describing the boy’s mother.
The boy’s father, “ran downstairs crying,” and attempted to climb onto the scaffolding but was unable to do so, 隣人は言った.
Another neighbor told the デイリーニュース that the child was alive when he first fell with many people rushing to try to get to him.
“Everybody that was outside was running, クライミング,” Castro told the Daily News.
“Every man you saw was trying to get to the scaffold.
“It was a whole bunch of emotion.”