Five Year Old Child Falls to Her Death

Birmingham, AL (WBMA) -- A five-year-old girl is dead after falling from a window in Birmingham.  Authorities say the child fell from four stories high at an apartment building around 8:30 Saturday morning.  Police are calling the child's death an accident.

Police spokesman Lieutenant Henry Irby says several children were apparently sleeping in a room with access to a window when the child fell out.  A legal guardian was at home at the time.  Irby says he does not expect any charges will be filed.

The girl's name has not been released.