Thursday, August 5, 2010

[Update] Police investigating death on 14th Street

A reader notes that police are on the scene at 333 E. 14th St. According to the reader, there is a body on the sidewalk covered with a gray tarp. Witnesses say that the victim, a woman, may have jumped from the building. Police are on the scene and investigating.

The medical examiner and news crews arrived simualtanesouly, the reader said.

Update 8:27 p.m.: Two other readers were also on the scene... several people there are telling police that they saw the victim jump.

Update 9:15 a.m.: According to the Post, police said the death appears to be a suicide. The victim was 36.

(And some classy comments in the Post on this tragedy...)


Anonymous said...

Not the first person to jump from that building either.

cheese said...

So sad.

Anonymous said...

This is terrible. How sad. My heart goes out to this woman's family.