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Police Investigate Downtown Death

Date: February 2, 2021
Incident Type: Fall
Location: Downtown

Pittsburgh Police and EMS responded to a 9-1-1 call for a male who had reportedly fallen several stories off a Downtown building around 12:15 p.m.

Officers and medics located a male in his 40s in an alley, Exchange Way, between Liberty and Penn Avenues. First Responders performed CPR, but the man was declared deceased at the scene. It appears the man fell off a building in the 900 block of Liberty Avenue.

Major Crimes detectives are investigating, which includes speaking to witnesses in the area and reviewing video. The man’s identity will be released by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri