Body Pulled From Hudson River Near Upper West Side 79th Street Boat Basin

The NYPD Harbor Unit pulled the body of a 25-year-old man out of the Hudson River on Monday afternoon. Found near the 79th Street Boat Basin, early reports indicate the death may have been a suicide.

18-Year-Old Columbia Freshman Dies From 14-Story Fall At Amsterdam & 114th; Suicide Suspected

Sad news coming out of Columbia University today. A freshman who had recently arrived on campus fell to her death last night from the 14th floor of John Jay Hall (Amsterdam & 114th). The incident is still being investigated, but police believe it was a suicide.

UPDATE: UWS Subway Death Initially Reported As A Suicide Is Officially Recorded As An Accident

Posted yesterday that one of the two people hit by a subway on the Upper West Side on Wednesday was ruled as a suicide. That has now been reclassified as “an accident.”

Update On Yesterday’s Upper West Side Subway Accidents: One Suicide, One Fall

Following-up on yesterday’s post about two separate incidents of individuals being struck by an uptown train at the 72nd Street 1/2/3 station. One was a suicide by a 62-year-old man, while the other was a 33-year-old male who fell on the tracks and may have been drunk, disoriented, or unstable. He is listed in stable [...]

Person Leaps From Upper West Side Roof In Apparent Early-Morning Suicide

CORRECTION: I inadvertently listed the victim as female in the initial post. The sex of the victim has not been released. Sad news to start the day — a unidentified person apparently committed suicide this morning by leaping from the roof of an Upper West Side building.

Investment Analyst and Volunteer Jumps to Her Death at Trump Place

Friends and coworkers are sad and puzzled after a young woman with a bright future committed suicide on the Upper West Side on Saturday.  The New York Post reports that Jessica Fashano, 27, entered the Trump Place apartment building at 180 Riverside Boulevard (between 68th and 69th) on Saturday morning, asked a resident how to [...]

Man Survives 40-Story Suicide Attempt off West End Towers

An actor jumped off the 40-story West End Towers residential building (West End Avenue at 63rd) yesterday morning but miraculously survived, reports The New York Post.  Tom Magill, 22, jumped off the roof of the building at 10:44 am and fell over 400 feet before landing on a parked Dodge Charger.  The roof and back [...]

Mother who Attempted Hudson River Murder-Suicide Freed; Returns to Husband

The 33-year-old mother who tossed her baby into the Hudson River then jumped in herself in an apparent murder-suicide attempt has been released from a psych ward, according to the New York Post.  Devi Silvia is now free on $10,000 bail after the May 11th incident in which she left her Trump Place apartment at [...]

Woman in Hudson River Murder-Suicide Attempt Charged

A 33-year-old woman who threw her 19-month-old daughter into the Hudson River yesterday before jumping in herself in an apparent murder-suicide attempt was charged last night, according to Gothamist.  Devi Silvia was charged with attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child while being taken to Elmhurst Hospital in Queens for [...]