(The AEGIS Alliance) – On Wednesday night, the founder of an investment firm fell to his death from a rooftop bar in Manhattan.
The 46-year-old man fell from Bar 54 at the Hyatt Centric Times Square New York in front of witnesses and was pronounced dead at the scene by police.
The death of the 46-year-old founder and partner of a Connecticut-based investment company is being investigated as a suspected suicide, according to a spokesperson for the New York City Police Department.
This incident marks the second time in four months that someone has fallen from the same hotel bar.
In October, an individual named Elizabeth Gaglewski, who was an aspiring model from Queens, fell from Bar 54, according to the New York City Police Department. She landed on a balcony on the 27th floor. The 26-year-old woman’s family described her as “sweet and loving”
If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are experiencing a mental health crisis and live in New York City, you can call 1-888-NYC-WELL for free and confidential crisis counseling. If you live outside the five boroughs, you can dial the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention hotline at 988 or go to SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.
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