Man in his 30s dies in JP Morgan fall at Canary Wharf

By Rob Virtue on January 28, 2014 10:33 AM |

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Police and paramedics were called to JP Morgan's offices in Canary Wharf after a man died on Tuesday morning.

He was reported to have fallen from the building at 25 Bank Street and landed on a ninth floor roof.

The man, aged 39, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the Met Police said: "No arrests have been made and the incident is being treated as non-suspicious at this early stage.

"Officers from Tower Hamlets are investigating the circumstances."


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Emergency services were called at 8.15am.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We responded to reports to a person fallen from a height and sent an ambulance crew, a duty officer, a hazardous area response team and a medical team from Air Ambulance in a car.

"Sadly one patient, a man reported to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor from the Air Ambulance."

The building was the former home of Lehman Brothers before the firm's collapse. JP Morgan moved its European headquarters there in July 2012.

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