British Columbia

8-year-old girl who died after fall from Burnaby highrise fell from window

Burnaby RCMP confirm the child that died Saturday fell from a highrise window

RCMP say the incident was a tragic accident

RCMP said the girl's death is likely an accident, but the investigation will take a few days. (Cory Correia/CBC)

RCMP said Monday afternoon the eight-year-old child that died after falling from a highrise in Burnaby Saturday, fell from a window.

"Investigators do not believe the death is suspicious but rather a tragic incident in which the girl fell from a window," said Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Daniela Panesar.

​The B.C. Coroners Service and the RCMP are investigating the circumstances that led to the child's death.
A small memorial was placed outside the building in Burnaby where a child fell to its death on Nov. 4, 2017. (Dillon Hogdin/CBC)
On Saturday, officials said the child fell "multiple storeys" from the highrise at 3711 Bartlett Court.

 A small memorial, made up of flowers, pictures and a candle was placed outside the building on Sunday.