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Man jumps 20 stories to his death from roof of Gowanus housing project: Cops

A long way down: A man jumped to his death from this 20-story apartment building in the Wyckoff Gardens public housing complex in Gowanus on Tuesday, police said.
Photo by Paul Martinka

A man plunged to his death from the roof a 20-story public housing project in Gowanus on Tuesday, cops said.

Police were called to one of the Wyckoff Gardens apartment buildings on Nevins Street at about 5 pm regarding a man on the roof, officials said.

The man committed suicide by jumping off the high-rise building between Saint Marks Place and Baltic Street, according to police.

The body of the man, whose name has not been released, was found in the parking lot of the complex. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Fatal fall: A man plunged to his death from the roof of a 20-story public housing project in Gowanus on Tuesday, police said.
Photo by Paul Martinka

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