Teen plunges to his death from department store roof in Marbella

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TRAGIC DEATH: Police at the scene of the incident in Marbella on Spain's Costa del Sol

A FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy has plunged to his death from the roof of a department store in Puerto Banus, Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol this afternoon (Friday).

Local sources say that his girlfriend was saved by security guards at the store who were alerted by friends after the pair announced a suicide pact on social media networks.

The pair are believed to be ‘foreign nationals’ and pupils at a private college in Marbella.

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The boy fell from a height of approximately 20 metres (60 feet) but despite all their efforts Local Police and paramedics could not save his life.

In the UK for emotional support, please contact the Samaritans helpline on 116 123. This number is free to call.

In Spain you can ring them day or night on freephone: 900 525 100.

The group also has a drop in centre at the Punta Marina Commercial Centre in Torrevieja on the the Costa Blanca which is open Monday to Saturday from 10am – 6pm.

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