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VCU student dead after falling from 10th floor of Richmond apartment

Posted at 5:02 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-14 00:21:15-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A VCU student is dead after falling from a window on the 10th floor of the Towers on Franklin apartment building in Richmond Thursday afternoon.

Richmond Police confirmed they have launched a death investigation at the apartments, located in the 100 block of West Franklin Street. They said the incident happened around 2:26 p.m.

Police said the victim is a 19-year-old woman.

Towers on Franklin

Towers on Franklin

The Towers on Franklin building provides apartment rentals to Virginia Commonwealth University students.

The student's falling death comes after another VCU student fell to her death from the 13th floor of the Towers on Franklin apartments in September.


The Towers on Franklin

Police say no foul play is suspected in the death. They have not released any additional information about the victim at this time.

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