St Paul’s Cathedral horror as teen falls to his death inside famous landmark

A teenager has died after falling from the Whispering Gallery in St Paul's Cathedral in London.

The male, in his late teens, was found seriously injured at the famous landmark yesterday afternoon at around 4pm.

Paramedics rushed the man to hospital in an air ambulance but the young man sadly passed away.

City of London Police said is is treating the incident as "non-suspicious."

A statement said: "We were called to St Paul’s Cathedral on Monday 1 April 2019 at 15:57 to a report of a male in his late teens who had fallen from the gallery within the building.

"The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service and police officers attended."

Were you at St. Paul's yesterday afternoon? Email

The Cathedral announced yesterday on Twitter that it had closed for the rest of the day and would cancel the traditional Evensong.

It said: "We are sorry to announce that we are closing the Cathedral for the rest of the day and Evensong will not take place this evening.

"Morning services will take place tomorrow with Morning Prayer at 7.30am and Eucharist at 8am. The Cathedral will reopen for sightseeing at 10am."

In 2017, a figure skater fell 100ft to her death left a heartbreaking suicide note saying sorry to her mother and to those who found her.

Lidia Dragescu, 23, died when she fell from the Whispering Gallery inside the London attraction.

The student, who was a talented figure skater, had said a final goodbye to her mum Isabela just one-and-a-half hours before she fell to the floor of the famous London cathedral.

For confidential support the Samaritans can be contacted for free around the clock 365 days a year on 116 123.

Read More

Top news stories from Mirror Online

  • Drunk dad rapes daughter 'by accident'
  • Meghan and Harry are on Instagram
  • Adam Johnson breaks silence
  • Hero saves MP from neo Nazi


Source: Read Full Article