NYC 64-year-old jumped off his luxury apartment in suicide attempt allegedly due to COVID-19 self-isolation
A 64-year-old New York resident jumped to his death in a suicide attempt from a luxury apartment building in Manhattan.
The unidentified man leaped from the window of his apartment on a 16th floor of the Tribeca Park apartment building on Chambers Street and landed in the building’s courtyard. It happened at about 11 p.m. on Friday, police said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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One of the residents of the building said that he came out to have a cigarette when he learned about that somebody had jumped.
‘I came out to smoke a cigarette, and they told me someone jumped. It’s upsetting.’
The reason why the resident committed this suicide isn’t immediately known. However, the neighbors assumed that it may have been related to the state’s new regulation around self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic.