A man was confirmed dead after he fell 100ft from the rooftop to the ninth floor of a popular restaurant in London.
The deceased, believed to be in his 40s, fell from the Double Tree by Hilton, near the Tower of London around 5pm on Thursday, May 12, 2016.
The Standard reports that the man possibly fell from a section of roof on the ninth floor and landed on the pavement in Crutched Friars.
A shift manager at the nearby Cheshire Cheese pub, Balazs Szeljak,35 said: “A man ran in to say someone had just fallen.
“Some people were screaming. He said he couldn’t help him, there was nothing he could do as he was in such a bad way.”
Paramedics pronounced the man dead on arrival at the scene of the incident.
A spokeswoman said: “Police and London Ambulance Service were called at 4.51pm to reports of a man, believed to be in his 40s, that had fallen from a building in Pepys Street.
“He was initially in a serious condition and then pronounced dead at the scene.
“His next of kin are being informed.”