Australian diplomat’s husband jumps to death from New York condo tower

The husband of an Australian diplomat jumped to his death from a high-rise condo tower in Midtown Manhattan on Monday, sources said.

The 31-year-old dove from the 27th floor of the Fifth Avenue building near West 33rd Street around 5:30 p.m., according to law enforcement sources.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.

NYPD at the scene after the diplomat jumped to his death from an apartment building in Midtown.
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The man left a suicide note, the sources said. His name has been withheld pending notification of the family.

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