A 69-year old woman died after falling as she tried to access her second-floor apartment in Kato Paphos from her neighbour’s balcony.
According to reports the woman, who is a foreign national, fell from an approximate height of seven metres and was killed instantly.
Police said the accident took place at 8am on Thursday.
An ambulance was called to the scene and the woman was transferred to Paphos general hospital where doctors pronounced her dead on arrival.
The woman had obtained permission from her neighbour to climb from their balcony to hers after she got locked outside her apartment but lost her balance and fell to her death.
Police are investigating.