Elderly woman dies after fall from third-floor balcony in Fenton

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 6:53 AM

Fenton (KMOV.com) -- Police in Fenton are investigating the case of an 80-year-old woman who apparently fell from a third floor balcony.

The incident happened just before 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lake View Park Retirement Home in the 1300 block of Bowles.

Authorities say the woman, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Holiday Retirement released this statement:

"All of us are deeply saddened today by the death of our resident.  Our hearts go out to her family and friends.  We are working with local authorities to investigate how the resident fell.  Out of respect for the privacy of the resident and her family we have no additional information to offer.

Lakeview Park is an independent living retirement community offering a variety of community amenities and services, such as dining services, housekeeping, transportation and programs each day to residents who rent private studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments within the property.  It does not offer assisted living or skilled nursing services."

Holiday Retirement is the parent company of Lake View Park Retirement Home. 

An investigation into accident is underway.

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