Student Dies After Fall At St. Peter's College

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Police say a 27-year-old St. Peter's College student died after jumping from a third-floor bathroom window in an apparent suicide.

Jersey City Police deputy chief Peter Nalbach says witnesses told officers they heard a man yelling before the sound of glass breaking Tuesday night. The man landed on a loading dock outside a building that houses classrooms and offices.

Nalbach says the man sustained multiple fractures.

Police are withholding the student's name until after his relatives have been notified.

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