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Fatal Fall from High-Rise Building Under Investigation in Asbury Park

Asbury Park

Monmouth County officials are looking into the circumstances behind a person who fell from a high-rise building resulting in fatal injuries in a section of Asbury Park Saturday night.

According to a preliminary investigation, police were called to the 600 block of Sewall Avenue to investigate reports of an injured person around 10:45 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found the severely injured unconscious and unresponsive person lying on the ground after at that person.

Police say witnesses reported the victim fell several stories from the building's balcony then landed on the concrete.

The unidentified person was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say the investigation into the incident remains active, ongoing and no criminal charges have been filed.