Man dies in fall at London stock exchange

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Man dies in fall at London stock exchange

Horrified city traders have told how the sound of a man hitting the lobby floor of the London Stock Exchange from seven stories up "rang out like a shotgun".

The man is believed to fallen from the building at around 9.45am, landing in the front lobby.

The service says it sent an incident response officer, an advanced paramedic, an ambulance crew and a motorbike responder, but that the "patient was dead at the scene".

Shocked London Stock Exchange workers struggled to comprehend what had happened. The paper also noted that each floor of the exchange has walkways with gaps.

A man fell to his death on Tuesday from an upper floor of the London Stock Exchange.

London police said they consider this incident as "not suspicious", obviously, we are talking about suicide. They are working to inform the next of kin.

"The emergency services were called immediately and are dealing with the incident. We would ask that the privacy of the family of the deceased be respected at this time".

For confidential support call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit a local branch, see www.samaritans.org for details.

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