Alfie Perrin, 16, dies after scaffolding fall in Wanstead
- 16 November 2012
- From the section London
A 16-year-old boy has died after falling from scaffolding while working, Scotland Yard has said.
Alfie Perrin, from Enfield, in north London, fell while he was carrying out work on a two-storey house in Camden Road, Wanstead, east London, on Wednesday.
Police were called at around 15:00 GMT and he was taken to hospital but later died from a head injury.
Officers are appealing for witnesses and information about what happened.
His death is currently being treated as unexplained.
A joint investigation is being run between the Metropolitan Police and the Health and Safety Executive.