Woman Jumps to her Death from IKEA Parking Deck in Paramus

Police in Paramus have launched an investigation into the death of a woman who jumped from a parking deck of a business Monday morning.

Police say the 58-year-old Garfield woman body was found at the bottom of the IKEA parking garage in Paramus at around 4:25 a.m.

Police say a maintenance employee sweeping the parking lot found the woman's body on the Route 17 side of the building.

Officers arrived at the scene and found the woman's car at the top of the parking deck according to police.

Police believe that the woman drove to the top of the Ikea parking garage at around 7 p.m. Sunday and at some point, she locked the car that she had arrived in and jumped from the top floor of the garage official said in a statement.

Medical personnel pronounced the woman dead at the scene and at this time it is believed that no other persons were involved police said.

Investigators joined his detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and the Bergen County Sheriff's Bureau of Criminal Identification, which collected evidence.