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Man and girl killed in horror fall 

A man and six-year-old girl plunged to their death from the sixth-floor of a block of flats on the Costa del Sol.

Police are treating the horror incident in the centre of Malaga as a suicide/murder.

It is understood the man was a friend of the little girl’s parents and he was staying with the family to celebrate his 50th birthday.

Witnesses have reported seeing the man grab the child and throwing both her and himself from the apartment into a void below. It is understood he jumped out of a window.

The tragedy was witnesses by the girl’s sister and psychologists were brought in to help the family, neighbours and also school friends of the dead youngster.

Spanish newspapers say the father of the dead girl had been getting her and her sister ready for school when the friend grabbed the younger child.The mother was already at work.

Residents of this building on Jalón street say the man had personal problems and the girl’s family was helping him out.