A young Indian girl fell to her death from a high floor of Gold Crest Views building in Jumeirah Lake Towers around 5pm on Thursday.
The body was discovered by a building cleaner who told an eyewitness that he could not believe his eyes when he saw the girl's body. He identified her as a resident of one of the penthouses in the building.
The Bangladeshi cleaner informed his manager who called the police immediately.
Police officials reached Cluster V in JLT community along with an ambulance within minutes.
The area behind the building, overlooking the lake, has been cordoned off by the police.
At the time of filing this report, police officials were on the scene questioning the building's managers, cleaners and residents about the family living in the penthouse.