Man dies after jumping from building

2014-12-22 11:22

A man died after jumping off a building in Yeoville, Joburg, this morning.

This was at least the third incident of someone jumping from a building in central Joburg this month.

Emergency Management Services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said that the man, who was in his 30s, jumped from the fifth floor of Sanders Mansion, a block of flats, and died from multiple injuries.

“Police are at the scene. The cause of his jump is still unknown but the relevant authorities are investigating,” Mulaudzi said.

“It is believed at this stage that the man jumped.

“We just want to advise people to refrain from doing so,” said Mulaudzi.

“If there are any issues which one needs to deal with, they can contact the relevant non-governmental organisations and other organisations that help people in distress.”

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