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Man Dies After Jump From Long Island Hospital

Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow
Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 34-year-old man died after jumping from an eighth-story hospital window on Long Island, police said.

Officers from the Nassau County Police Department were dispatched to the Nassau University Medical Center on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow at approximately 3:40 a.m. on Monday, March 22, where there was a report of a man who suffered serious injuries.

According to police, upon arrival, they found a man on the ground who was pronounced dead outside the hospital by a Nassau County Police medic.

Police said that the investigation determined that the man - whose name has not been released pending the notification of his family - determined that he broke a window on the eighth floor before jumping and suffering self-inflicted fatal wounds.

The investigation is ongoing. Check Daily Voice for new information as it is released.

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