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Boy dies in Malaysia hotel fall

A nine-year-old boy from York has died after falling from a hotel in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

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Foreign Office: 'Can't confirm age' of British boy in hotel fall

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said today that it could not confirm details of a boy who died in a fall while on holiday in Malaysia due to his age. Reports suggest that Matthew Hamer fell from a window or fire escape.

"We are aware of the death of a British national and we are providing consular assistance," a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said today.

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