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Dec 22, 2013 2:18 PM by Associated Press

NYPD: Man, child dead after plummet from building

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a man and a child have died after plummeting from a midtown Manhattan building.

Authorities say they received an emergency call reporting two jumpers from the 52-floor building around noon Sunday. Officers found a 30-year-old man and a 3-year-old child on the ground when they arrived.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the child was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The circumstances of the fall are unclear. Authorities are investigating.

The address is a rental building listed as South Park Tower. The building is a short distance away from Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center.

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