Investigation underway after Purdue student dies after falling from 10-story apartment window

UPDATE (Sept. 24, 2018)– West Lafayette police say this incident was a suicide, and the victim jumped from the window.

Anyone having suicidal thoughts or feelings is urged to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s staffed 24 hours a day. 

Original story:

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An investigation is underway after police say a 19-year-old student at Purdue University died after falling from a window of an apartment near the college campus.

Lt. Jon Eager with the West Lafayette Police Department says the woman was found around 2 a.m. Saturday after she fell from a window of the top floor of a 10-story apartment complex.

The student and three other people were in the apartment when she fell. Lt. Eger says the woman was a resident of the complex.

Investigators are still trying to determine what exactly caused the woman to fall, but say there is no indication of foul play.

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