Man Jumps to Death From Building on 86th Street, Police Say


140 West 86th Street.

A 44-year-old man died Thursday morning at 140 West 86th Street, after “sustaining injuries indicative of a fall from an elevated surface,” according to the NYPD. Suicide is suspected. Earlier, the police had characterized the man as “a confirmed jumper.”

Please, if you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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    1. EricaC says:

      Very, very sad.

    2. Oona says:

      Rest In Peace Dear Soul, may the light of the moon and stars comfort you and those you’ve left behind _/\_

    3. B.B. says:

      Poor soul! May God grant him eternal peace.

      Sadly we are entering that time of year (holiday season) where such things tend to increase.

    4. JL says:

      I saw him on the sidewalk and have been upset since. So very, very sad.

    5. JL says:

      I saw him on the sidewalk this morning. I cannot forget this. It makes me so very sad. I wish I could have helped him.

    6. Eileen McAfee says:

      So sad for him and for his family.

    7. Billy Amato says:

      If anyone suspects their friends or love ones of this hidden secret in them reach out…. reach out to them now!!!!….don’t wait…it maybe too late.
      Do people realize how long it takes to be a human…. billions of years….. has gone into our genetics to produce what we are today…..don’t waste this gift of life….there’s always help!!!!