Police suspect suicide in Ann Arbor parking structure death
Lizzy Alfs | AnnArbor.com
This story has been updated with the approximate age and sex of the deceased.
A man in his 50s was found dead of an apparent suicide on a sidewalk on North Ashley Street near Miller Avenue in Ann Arbor Tuesday morning, police said.
Ann Arbor police Sgt. Paul Curtis said police, fire and ambulance personnel were dispatched to the area on Ashley Street at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday for a medical request. When they arrived, Curtis said one man was dead on the east sidewalk of Ashley Street near Miller Avenue beside a parking structure there.
Police had not released the man's identity as of 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. Police believe the man jumped from the parking structure.
Ashley Street was closed between Ann Street and Miller Avenue while police investigated the area.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Ann Arbor police anonymous tip line at 734-794-6939.
If you, or someone you know, is having suicidal thoughts or would like to speak with someone, call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Help is available 24 hours a day.