Nine-year-old York boy dies

A nine-year-old boy from York has died after falling from a hotel whilst on holiday in Malaysia.

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York boy dies in fall in Malaysia

A nine-year-old boy has died in a fall while on holiday in Malaysia.

Matthew Hamer, who lived in York, fell from a hotel in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

His parents, Professor Jane Hill and Dr Keith Hamer, are said to still be in Malaysia.

Reports suggest he fell from a window or fire escape.

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