Suicidal woman jumps off building, lands on man’s head
*The scene where the woman leaped to her death.*
Man injured after suicidal woman jumps off building, lands on his head
A man was injured after a suicidal woman who jumped off the roof of a Tokyo building landed on his head on Friday afternoon, police said.
Investigators said they suspect that the woman, an 18-year-old university student, committed suicide, noting that her coat was left on the rooftop.
At about 1 p.m. on Friday, the woman leaped from the rooftop of the nine-story (about 30 meter-high) Marui City Ueno commercial complex in the Ueno district of Taito-ku, hitting a 60-year-old man as he was walking along the road, local police said. The woman was rushed to a hospital where she died shortly afterwards, while the man suffered bruises to his head.
Investigators discovered the woman had been diagnosed as mentally unstable and had received treatment at a mental hospital.
The scene, located near JR Ueno Station, was congested with shoppers at the time of the incident.