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.
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.