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A 60-year-old woman jumped from the rooftop of 45-story Hell’s Kitchen high rise, The Victory, at lunchtime today according to a preliminary report from the New York Police Department.
The woman was holding a dog. Both were pronounced dead at the scene just before 1pm by emergency responders on the scene.
The Victory at 561 10th Ave between W41st and W42nd Street is managed by Fetner Properties and has 420 rental apartments.
We will update this story as we receive more information.
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This is just terrible. At least she could have given the dog up to ASPCA or something.
It’s terrible when we read that a women has just thrown herself off of a 45 story building that we all walked by and all we can say is sorry the dog had to die? Are we that removed from human compassion / frailty that No one cares about anyone anymore? It’s too painful too true
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