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


It happened on Monday at 77 Locust Hill Avenue.

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Yonkers police say the distraught man jumped off the roof of the 12-story Cromwell Towers building onto the roof of a concrete parking garage. The other man was apparently on the roof and was killed.

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Both the youths died on the spot.

Investigators interviewed witnesses and family members and reviewed surveillance videos.

He called it a “tragic situation” and said the investigation was on.

“Yonkers and the Yonkers Police Department express their deepest condolences to the families of both men,” police said in a statement.

If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Crisis Center provides free and confidential emotional support to civilians and veterans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text HOME to 741-741 (crisis text line).

Click here: https://afsp.org/risk-factors-and-warning-signs For warning signs and risk factors for suicide. Call 1-800-273-TALK for free and confidential emotional support.