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Memorial for girl that fell

UPDATE: Monday 10:35 a.m.

An eight-year-old girl that fell more than a dozen storeys to her death from a high rise building in Burnaby was visually impaired, according to neighbours. 

Police are still trying to determine how she fell and whether it was from a balcony or window. 

A memorial is growing outside showing a happy girl wearing glasses and identifying her as Audrey.

Police would not confirm if the girl was visually impaired, saying they were not prepared to speak about the victim's medical status. 

- with files from CTV Vancouver.


ORIGINAL: Sunday 12:50 p.m.

There is a little more information about a tragedy in Burnaby on Saturday.

An eight-year-old girl was killed after falling from a high-rise apartment building, police confirmed.

RCMP said the girl’s father lived in the building at 3771 Bartlett Court for about one year.

Officers arrived just before 3 p.m. and found she was dead.

Police are not sure at this time how the girl fell.

- with files from CTV Vancouver.



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