City mourning in Gragnano for Alessandro, the 13-year-old who fell from the fourth floor to fix the TV antenna

City mourning was proclaimed in Gragnano for the death of Alessandro, the 13-year-old who fell from the fourth floor while trying to fix the TV antenna cable.

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The municipality of Gragnano (Naples) has proclaimed the city mourning for the death of Alessandro, the 13 year old who died this morning, September 1, after falling from the window of his house, on the fourth floor of a building in Via Lamma. Investigations on the tragedy are still underway: according to some testimonies, the boy, according to a reconstruction currently under consideration, would have lost his balance while trying to fix the television antenna, probably moved by the storms of the night. The Procura di Torre Annunziata has launched an investigation, the body was seized in view of the autopsy.

Little boy falls from the fourth floor, mourning in Gragnano

Alessandro fell around 11:30 this morning; An only child, at that moment he was alone in the house: his parents, he a commercial agent and she a lawyer, were away on business. Some neighbors sounded the alarm and saw him fall. When the 118 ambulance reached the place there was already nothing more to do: in all probability the 13-year-old died instantly. The investigations are entrusted to the carabinieri, who collected the first testimonies this morning in via Lamma and took care of the findings.

The mayor of Gragnano, Nello d’Auria, with a post on his Facebook profile he expressed closeness to the family and communicated the decision to suspend all events and demonstrations for today and tomorrow and to proclaim city mourning for the day of the funeral, which will be fixed at the end of the investigations of the ‘judicial authority. “Too sad a day, too great a pain, too unnatural a death,” wrote the mayor.

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