Woman jumps to her death from New York hotel rooftop bar


Woman jumps to her death from New York hotel rooftop bar

A young woman jumped to her death from a hotel rooftop bar in Manhattan after her credit card was declined.

The 33-year-old ate a meal and had two drinks at the Bookmarks Lounge on the 14th floor at the Library Hotel on Madison Avenue before jumping at around midnight.

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According to the NY Daily News, her credit card was declined. She then wrote the names of relatives to contact after her death before using a chair to climb on to a ledge.

Bar staff called police and tried to coax her down, but just as they arrived she jumped 140ft to her death.

In a statement, spokesman from the Library Hotel told the Daily Mail: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic incident that took place at our hotel last night.

"Our guests safety and well-being is our number one priority, and our team is fully cooperating with the local officials."


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