Wednesday, December 28 2011, 4:56 PM
A troubled man jumped to his death from a Brooklyn rooftop Wednesday
in front of horrified bystanders below, police and witnesses said.
Neighbors identified the man as Dwayne Fagan, 48, a devout Jehovah’s Witness, who plunged 15 stories to his death.
his death, the suicidal man warned of hurting himself in a series of
disturbing texts messages between him and a family member, a police
Fagan left his seventh-floor apartment in the Linden
Houses in East New York and headed toward the roof around 12:45 p.m.,
A ledge above the the building’s entrance broke Fagan’s fall, before he tumbled to the ground, cops and witnesses said.
“I saw him land — it was so loud,” said eyewitness Antoinette George,
25, who lives in the same building on Wortman Ave. near Van Siclen Ave.
“I thought someone had thrown an air conditioner off the roof. I
screamed and screamed for a minute straight.”
“All his limbs were broken” the startled woman said. “He was lifeless.”
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-man-leaps-15-stories-death-article-1.998012#ixzz1hvJrl3hz
I guess he missed the talk where it proclaims that Jehovah's Witnesses are the happiest people in the world.