Woman lands on, kills 81-year-old man during apparent suicide attempt
ALICANTE, Spain - Spanish newspapers are reporting an 81-year-old man has died after a suicidal woman fell from a seventh floor balcony and survive by landing on him.
The man, described as a pensioner by Spanish newspaper El Mundo, was sitting on a bench with his wife when the 48-year-old woman landed on him during an apparent suicide attempt.
The incident happened Wednesday in a popular town square in Alicante, Spain. The woman was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, but El Mundo is reporting that she is now in stable condition. The 85-year-old widow was admitted to the same hospital to be treated for shock.
Local newspaper Diario Informacion reported that the 48-year-old woman’s neighbors said she suffered from depression.