NEW YORK - 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.
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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