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NYU Medical School Graduate Jumps To Death From Roof
/ August 19, 2014

A graduate of NYU was found dead yesterday after jumping from the roof of his former dorm room, Vilcek Hall on East 26th street.

According to the Post, 26 year old Sean O’Rourke, who matriculated from NYU’s medical school in May, left his keys and NYU ID on the roof and jumped at around 2 p.m.

NYU School of Medicine released the following statement to Gothamist:

 

 A graduate of the medical school from the class of 2014 died yesterday unexpectedly at NYU School of Medicine. No further details are available as the police are still investigating. Counseling services are being offered to students, faculty and staff. At this time of sudden loss and grief, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of our former student.

If you or someone you know is thoughts or speaking about suicide, please remember that the Wellness Center is available to help 24/7 at 212-443-9999.

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