Spanish woman kills pedestrian in suicide jump

3rd September 2009, Comments 0 comments

A woman who committed suicide by leaping from the eighth floor killed the man she landed on.

Barcelona – A woman who committed suicide by jumping out of an eighth floor window killed a pedestrian who was walking along the street below, Spanish police said on Wednesday.

The 45-year-old woman died instantly in the fall while the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries in hospital following the incident on Monday in the town of Viladecans, a suburb of Barcelona, a police spokesman said.

The pedestrian, a 50-year-old man, was walking with his wife. She escaped with minor injuries.

Spanish media said the pedestrian was of Ukrainian origin, but the police spokesman described him as a Spanish national.

AFP / Expatica

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