Woman Jumps Off Parking Deck Near Hospital

Posted on: 11:12 am, December 31, 2013, by , updated on: 11:16am, December 31, 2013

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville Police say a woman found dead near Huntsville Hospital Tuesday morning was not the victim of a crime.

The Madison County Deputy Coroner ruled the woman’s death a suicide.

Investigators started the death investigation Tuesday morning on Lowell Drive.  They were trying to figure out how the woman died, near the Professional Tower parking deck.

A spokeswoman for Huntsville Hospital confirmed the woman jumped from the parking deck’s fifth level. Madison County’s Deputy Coroner says the woman suffered blunt force trauma after falling.