Suicide at Empire State Building
A sad story from New York, where a middle-aged woman is reported to have committed suicide by jumping out of a window on the 39th floor of the Empire State Building.
The 54-year-old Manhattan woman, whose name was witheld pending family notification, was working at North Bay Apparel clothing store in the famed 5th Avenue skscraper when she leaped out a window just before noon, cops said.
She crashed down on a balcony on the 25th-floor and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police sources said the woman, who lived on West 34th Street, did not leave a suicide note.