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East Cleveland: Toddler dies after falling 17 stories

East Cleveland: Toddler dies after falling 17 stories

(East Cleveland) At around 7:40 in the evening on Monday a two-year-old boy died after falling from the 17th floor of the Crystal Tower Apartments.

The boy, identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner as Alijah R. Glenn, was being watched by his Grandma at the time and fell through a floor level glass window.

Lt. Naylor with the East Cleveland Police Department says at this time the fall appears to be accidental.

Naylor says all the apartments in the building have floor level windows.

The toddler was alive when paramedics arrived and transported to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital with what Naylor describes as life threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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