NYPD: Man, toddler dead in plummet from building

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Police Department says a man and a child have died after plummeting from a Manhattan apartment building.

Authorities say they received an emergency call reporting two jumpers from the 52-floor building around noon Sunday. Officers found a 35-year-old man and a young child on the rooftops of two nearby buildings.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the child was pronounced dead at a local hospital. No identifications have been released.

The circumstances of the fall are unclear. Authorities are investigating.

The address is an Upper West Side building listed as South Park Tower. The building is a short distance away from Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center.


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