Suicide Jumper Lands On, Kills Girl, 5

South Korean girl dies in hospital of skull fracture
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2013 9:09 AM CDT
A man jumped from a Busan, South Korea apartment building, landing on a young girl who died at hospital.   (Wikipedia Commons)

(Newser) – A tragedy turned horrific in South Korea on Wednesday, when a man's suicide attempt ended up killing a young girl, too. The man, described as age 38 or 39, jumped from the 11th floor of his apartment building in Busan, and landed on the five-year-old, reports CNN. He died on impact; the girl suffered a skull fracture and later died at a hospital. She had been walking with her parents, who were both uninjured. Police say the man was being treated for depression, though the AP reports he left no note. (Read more suicide stories.)

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