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Friday, Aug 8, 2014

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Man jumps off a building, killing woman on ground

The China Post/ANN | Friday, Aug 8, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A man surnamed Wu jumped from the 10th floor of the building where he lives, accidentally crashing into a woman surnamed Lee at ground level, in Taipei, yesterday. The impact killed both of them.

Taipei City Fire Department was informed yesterday that there was a serious accident at Section 2, Heping East Road at 8 a.m. yesterday. When the ambulance arrived at the scene, paramedics found a man and a woman on the ground with no sign of breathing or a heartbeat. They were immediately taken to the hospital.

According to the police, Wu, aged 21, was a resident of the building and was suspected to have jumped from the 10th floor while Lee, aged 42, was chatting with other residents in the courtyard of the building.

The police also found that Wu might have suffered from mental illness. He lived with his parents in the building. Wu had no former history of any physical illness and he didn't leave any last words.

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