Sunday, June 18, 2023

Police: Woman dies after jumping from 3rd Street residential building

Photos and reporting by Stacie Joy

Law enforcement officials said a 35-year-old woman who lived in Brooklyn died Thursday night after jumping from the roof of an East Third Street building. 

According to the officials, the woman entered 233 E. Third St. between Avenue B and Avenue C before moving across rooftops to where she leaped from 227 E. Third St.
Officials said that this is being treated as a suicide. 

Witnesses said that she survived the fall, landing on a vehicle outside No. 227. Emergency responders rushed her to a hospital, where she died from her injuries. 

It was not immediately known if she knew anyone in the Third Street buildings or why she was in the East Village. Nearby residents said that the woman was not familiar to them.

If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or visit

1 comment:

Unknown said...

This is so tragic. My deepest condolences to her family. RIP