FEU student dies after ‘jumping off’ 14th floor of condo
A 17-year-old student of the Far Eastern University (FEU) died after allegedly jumping off the 14th floor of his condominium unit in Sampaloc, Manila.
Reports from the Manila Police District on Thursday showed that the body of the victim, a Grade 11 student, was found lying in front of the building at 5:51 p.m. on Wednesday.
Initial investigation disclosed that some of his friends visited him inside his unit before the incident. Investigators said the victim confided to his friends that he had problems, but he did not elaborate.
His friends left him alone in the unit at 5:46 p.m., according to police, and minutes later he was seen dying on the pavement in front of the building.
The victim was immediately rushed to Mary Chiles Hospital but was declared dead on arrival. /jpv
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