Officials: 6-year-old Newark girl dies after fall from window


A 6-year-old girl has died after falling out of a third-floor window of her apartment building in Newark.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office says that Yodia Encarnacion was playing with other children inside an apartment on the 300 block of 14th Avenue when she fell out of the window. It is believed that the child may have been jumping on the bed. The incident happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.

The child was taken to University Hospital but was pronounced dead several hours later.

Prosecutors say that no charges have been filed at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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