October 20, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a man and a child have died after plummeting from a midtown Manhattan building.
Authorities say they received an emergency call reporting two jumpers from the 52-floor building around noon Sunday. Officers found a 35-year-old man and a 3-year-old child on the ground when they arrived.
Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the child was pronounced dead at a local hospital. No identifications have been released.
The circumstances of the fall are unclear. Authorities are investigating.
The address is a rental building listed as South Park Tower. The building is a short distance away from Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center.