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NYPD: Man, child dead after plummet from building

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A horrific story from the Upper West Side tonight...

In an apparent murder-suicide, a man tossed his young son off the roof of an apartment building, then jumped himself.

It happened around noon at the 52-story building at 124 West 60th street.

The NYPD says they found a 35 year-old man and a 3-year-old boy on the rooftops of two nearby buildings.

They say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the child died shortly after arriving at St. Lukes-Roosevelt hospital.

Police are investigating what motivated the man to do this.


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