Man killed by suicide jumper in Yonkers

A 61-year-old man was killed when a 25-year-old man jumped off of the roof of a building in an apparent suicide.

It happened Monday at 77 Locust Hill Ave.

Yonkers police say the distraught man jumped off of the roof of the 12-story Cromwell Towers building onto the concrete parking garage roof below.  The other man apparently just happened to be on the roof and was hit.

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Both men died at the scene.

Investigators interviewed witnesses and family members and reviewed surveillance video.

They called it a "tragic situation" and said the investigation was ongoing.

"The City of Yonkers and Yonkers Police Department offers its sincere condolences to the families of both men," police said in a statement.

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