Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Man plunges to death from Empire State Building

 10:11 p.m. ET, Tues., March. 30, 2010

NEW YORK - Authorities say a 21-year-old man has plunged to his death in an apparent suicide jump off the Empire State Building during the evening rush hour. Police say the man was dead when rescue workers arrived at the 102-story skyscraper shortly before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities wouldn't immediately release his name or say from which floor he had jumped.
Empire State Building 
The Empire State Building is the third-tallest building in the United States. More than 30 people have committed suicide at the building since it opened in 1931. Before Tuesday, the most recent was believed to have been in 2006, when a man jumped from a vacant office on the 66th floor link

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