Tragedy as woman falls from fifth floor while cleaning the windows in Madrid

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Tragedy as woman falls from fifth floor while cleaning the windows in Madrid
Tragedy as woman falls from fifth floor while cleaning the windows in Madrid Credit: Twitter 112cmadrid

Tragedy as woman falls from fifth floor while cleaning the windows in Madrid’s Fuenlabrada.

Sadly, a 50-year-old woman has died on Sunday morning, September 5, after she reportedly fell from the fifth floor. The woman had been cleaning the windows at her home in Fuenlabrada, according to a spokesman for Emergencias Comunidad de Madrid.

Sadly, the incident took place shortly after 9 AM this morning in Calle Albacete number 5 in the Madrid town. Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident and a mobile ICU from Summa 112 rushed to the scene to try and help the woman.

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When emergency crews arrived they discovered that the woman was unconscious and was also in cardiorespiratory arrest. Despite their best efforts and working for around an hour to try and revive her, sadly the emergency services were not able to save her life. The medics have confirmed the woman’s death.

A Summa 112 psychologist has been helping the woman’s husband after he suffered from an anxiety attack after the accident.

Officers from the National Police have now opened an investigation into the shocking and tragic death.


In other Spanish news, Ex-King Juan Carlos is the subject of yet another tax probe.

Prosecutors are investigating both withdrawals and deposits that were made to former King Juan Carlos over several years. They are looking into his bank account from 2014 to 2018 where he had received his annual allowance of nearly 200,000 euros.

According to reports, investigators are checking that payments correspond with those set out in the Spanish national budget.



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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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