Man's Death Being Investigated as Public Suicide

Published 01/08 2014 10:54PM

Updated 01/08 2014 10:59PM

January 8, 2014 - The incident happened around 1:20pm this afternoon in the parking lot behind Mid City Towers.

Erie county coroner Lyell Cook said a 45 year old man jumped from a window on the eighth floor of the apartment building.

Erie police responded to the scene to investigate; foul play is not suspected.

The death is being investigated as a suicide.

The victim’s name has not been released.

This is the first public suicide of the year.

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