Belarusian man dies in suspected accidental fall

A Belarusian resident died after falling from a window of his 10th-floor apartment in Wanli District this morning, according to reports today, May 2.

The community manager said that he heard a loud noise in the courtyard at around 10:00 am, and on inspection found the man lying on the ground.

Paramedics rushed the man to Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, but he was declared dead 30 minutes after arrival.

Police investigating the case said that the man was 34-year-old Belarusian resident who worked as a performer at Yehliu Ocean World.

There was no sign of fighting in the apartment, and no suicide note was found. A video was still playing on his computer, a pack of cigarettes was on the table, and a broken cigarette lighter was found in the courtyard. Police suspect that the man was sitting on the window sill and smoking when he fell.

The man’s landlord said that his tenant had lived in Taiwan for more than 10 years, and had rented the apartment for the last three years.

building in Wanli District

China Times, United Daily News.

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