Thursday 19 September, 2019

Venezuelan toddler falls from second floor of Princes Town home

Police are investigating after a toddler, who was said to be the son of Venezuelan nationals, fell from the second floor of a Princes Town home.

According to initial reports, ten-month-old Javier Castillo was playing with his five-year-old brother in the gallery, located on the second floor of their home at Indian Walk, Princes Town, over the weekend. 

Police were told that while the children were playing, little Javier somehow slipped through the barrier and fell to the ground floor.

The child was rushed for medical treatment.

More on this as it becomes available.

Investigations are continuing. 

 

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to state that the child is in critical condition. It was initially reported that the child had died, however, according to subsequent updates the child is being treated at hospital.

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