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Man falls to his death from Manila condo building

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Man falls to his death from Manila condo building

/ 09:40 AM April 27, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — A man fell to his death from a condominium-hotel in Manila’s downtown Sta. Cruz district Friday, police said.

Sergeant Manuel Crom of police station 3 said the victim, identified as Jonas Duphanay, 22, of Lagawe, Ifugao, allegedly fell from the seventh floor of Lope de Vega Tower Condo-Hotel where his brother, Jay Bruce, lives in one of the units.

Crom said the building’s security guard found the body of Duphanay at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, a day after he arrived to be with his brother in unit 713.

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He said the guard roused Jay Bruce from his sleep to inform him of his brother’s death.

Investigation is ongoing.

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