"Beautiful" tot fell 25ft to death from Algarve apartment ‘while mum cleaned’

These are the first pictures of a "beautiful" toddler who fell 25ft to his death from an apartment balcony in Portugal while his mum was ‘cleaning’.

Little Spencer Devlin, whose dad is British, was tragically pronounced dead in hospital after plunging from the second-floor balcony last Saturday.

His heartbroken family have described how he climbed through a window after his mother Holly Bishop opened it "a little bit" as she cleaned.

The 18-month-old had reportedly been following Holly, 28, around "as he always did" in the moments before the tragedy in the Algarve region.

After he went quiet and out of view, his mum initially thought he was "getting up to mischief" and searched for him, his aunt, Jess Marach, said.

But as she struggled to find him, she reportedly began to panic. She then noticed the window was “fully open” and ran over to look outside.

Horrifically, she saw Spencer lying on the ground, surrounded by people.

“[Holly] saw little Spencer on the ground outside with people surrounding him and she ran straight down the stairs to him,” Jess told news.com.au .

The tot, whose breathing was "laboured", was rushed to the local hospital before being transferred to Faro’s Algarve University Hospital Centre.

He sadly died as a result of his injuries.

His mum Holly, from Perth, Australia, and dad Robert Devlin, from the UK, are said to have been left "utterly devastated" by his death.

The parents live in the holiday resort town of Lagos, where Robert, 32, runs a business and where the tragedy happened at the weekend.

Recalling the moments leading up to Spencer’s fall, Jess said Holly had opened the window "a little bit" to air the property and let the floors dry.

“She said he was then playing in the bathroom banging around on the cupboards and she went to tell him to come out and he followed her back to the living room.

"She then continued to clean the apartment and again couldn’t see Spencer or now hear him either," she told news.com.au.

She went on to describe the horrifying moment Holly – her sister – discovered her little boy had fallen 25 feet from the balcony.

The tragedy was a "freak accident", Jess told the news site, adding that Spencer, born in Portugal, was a "happy and smiling" youngster.

A GoFundMe page has now been set up to help Holly and Robert pay funeral costs and other bills while grieving for their son.

A post on the page, set up last Sunday, a day after Spencer’s fall, reads: "Yesterday was the worst day of rob and Holly’s life’s (sic).

"Yesterday morning their little baby boy Spencer had a tragic accident and was taken to faro hospital in Portugal where they did all they could for him but unfortunately he just couldn’t fight any longer and last night their beautiful baby boy Spencer grew his little wings and left all of his family behind.

"They are beyond devastated and would like to let everyone know but at the moment would just like some time to come to terms with their loss and be around family.

"I am setting this go fund me page up to help take the stress of the funeral and other bills away so they can grieve the loss of their little boy properly. It honestly breaks my heart in a million pieces for holly and her family.

"Rest in peace Spencer. God bless you xx."

Yesterday, Jess shared a photo of her nephew on the fundraising page.

"Forever in my heart Baby Spencer. Aunty Jess xx," she wrote.

Police, firefighters and ambulance crews were called to the scene after Spencer fell from the balcony at the weekend.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

To visit the GoFundMe page or to donate, click here .

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