Investigation launched into Korean student's Bentall Centre death

Joon Kyu Kim died after falling from a balcony staircase in the Bentall Centre

Joon Kyu Kim died after falling from a balcony staircase in the Bentall Centre

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Independent investigators have launched a serious case review into the death of a Coombe Boys’ School student at the Bentall Centre in July.

Joon Kyu Kim, 15, fell to his death on Monday, July 21.

A Kingston police spokeswoman said: "[Kingston Council's] children’s services and the police have been working closely with the family and other partners to fully investigate the circumstances of this tragic incident.

"An independent serious case review has been commissioned by the Local Safeguarding Children Board.

"This review is undertaken as standard procedure when a child dies in such tragic circumstances.

"As this is an ongoing review, we will not be discussing further at this stage."

Anyone with concerns regarding the safety of children should call 020 8547 5008.

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