18 year old girl died on 10thNew York UniversityHe jumped from the fifth floor of NYU’s Barney Building on Stuyvesant Street and ultimately died. It has not been determined whether she is a student at NYU. The six-story building houses the studios, classrooms, and offices of the NYU Art Department.
New York CityPolice said they received a 911 call around 7:30 p.m. reporting a person jumping from the building. Police immediately reached the spot and found the woman unconscious, soaked in blood and with several serious injuries on her body.
Emergency personnel transported him to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witness Justina Sung recalled: “I heard a loud bang and a girl screaming. My roommate said someone jumped off the building and landed on the triangular green area.”
Over the past 20 years, there have been at least 18 suicides at New York University, including Bobst.Library(Elmer Holmes Bobst Library) is the most frequent location for suicides. In 2013, New York University redesigned its campus to prevent student suicide.
Following the tragedy, many NYU students expressed dissatisfaction with the school’s handling of the incident. One student said: “The school did a poor job of reporting the situation. The response seemed bureaucratic and slow.” It is reported that the school has sealed the building. When students asked for information about the incident, the school also refused to provide further information.
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