Boy, 12, dies after leaping from 15-story Park Avenue residence on Manhattan’s Higher East Facet
- Police responded to a 911 name round 3:45pm on Tuesday afternoon
- They came across a boy with physique trauma after seemingly touchdown on a parked automobile
- The NY Publish studies he jumped off the roof of a 15-story residence constructing
- He was transported to Lenox Hill Hospital, the place he was later pronounced useless
A 12-year-old boy jumped from the roof of an Higher East Facet constructing in New York City on Tuesday, killing himself.
The unidentified boy leapt from the roof of the 15-story residence constructing at 1045 Park Avenue.
The NYPD tells DailyMail.com they responded to the scene following a 911 name round 3:45pm.
The NYPD will not reveal extra particulars whereas it investigates.
Whereas the police have not launched particulars, the obvious suicide comes at a time when psychological well being professionals have expressed fear over the results of a 12 months’s price of lockdown – and no faculty – on youthful individuals.
Officers got here throughout an unconscious and unresponsive male with physique trauma atop of a automobile.
The boy landed on a parked automobile, shattering the entrance window of the car based on the New York Post.
Pictured: The 15-story residence constructing at 1045 Park Avenue the place the boy leapt from
EMS was known as to the scene and transported the boy to Lenox Hill Hospital, the place he was later pronounced useless, based on the police. A medical expert will decide reason behind demise.
The NYPD didn’t formally reveal the age of the sufferer because the investigation is ongoing.
The demise of the 12-year-old is eerily just like one other demise in Manhattan that occurred on October 19.
Matthew Pierre, 13, was discovered shirtless on the bottom round 6am after plunging 20 tales off a terrace to his demise outdoors an residence constructing West forty third Road close to Ninth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen.
Police had been investigating Pierre’s demise as a suicide, noting cryptic writing on the teenager’s pc to the New York Post.
A GoFundMe web page raised over $35,000 for Pierre’s household, remembering a ‘candy and loving boy.’
‘Matthew was a satisfaction and pleasure for his dad and mom Jeri and Edwin and his older sister Nyla,’ the fundraiser continued.
‘He beloved sports activities, however basketball was his ardour. If there was a sport to be performed, Matthew was positive to be part of it.
‘His infectious smile might gentle up a room and he was at all times a respectful, good and gifted younger man.
‘He was a good friend to so a lot of his friends and they’re all grieving the lack of their beloved good friend Matthew.’
Pictured: 400 West forty third Road, the place Matthew Pierre fell to his demise in October
Up to now, Mayor Invoice de Blasio has expressed concern concerning the psychological well being of kids as a result of pandemic, pushing to reopen faculties with that in thoughts.
‘The truth that these children have gone by way of this disaster, the trauma they’ve felt, many children have misplaced, family members,’ de Blasio mentioned in February, based on NBC New York. ‘Many children are feeling actually remoted within the absence of, you realize, the common rhythms of their life.’
De Blasio was responding to a city corridor remark from then-Colleges Chancellor Richard Carranza, who mentioned, ‘Our suicide fee amongst our college students is quickly doubling.’
The NYC Division of Training says one in 5 kids battle with psychological well being.
For confidential help name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255