Woman jumps from flat with baby granddaughter

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21 December 2006, MADRID — A woman killed herself on Thursday when she jumped from a fifth-floor flat holding her nine-month-old granddaughter.

21 December 2006

MADRID — A woman killed herself on Thursday when she jumped from a fifth-floor flat holding her nine-month-old granddaughter.

The baby girl has survived the grandmother's apparent suicide.

The incident happened at 9.30am in the centre of Madrid.

Luckily, a police patrol was in the area and took the injured girl to hospital. 

Hospital sources said only that the girl was being treated but refused to comment on the state of her condition.

The woman, a Spaniard aged 64, died from multiple injuries.

She was said to have had a history of psychiatric illness.

It was not known if the woman had been left alone in the apartment with the child.

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Subject: Spanish news

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