Man dies after falling from roof in Ballarat

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Ballarat this morning (21 July).

Officers were called to a premises on Camp Street after reports of someone trying to break in about 2.15am.

A search of the building was undertaken but police could not locate anyone.

Police exited the building before noticing a man on the roof.

He was informed to come down by officers, before falling off the roof.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, however died a short time later.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

The investigation will be overseen by Professional Standards Command as per standard procedure.

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