Cleveland Police are currently investigating
the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-year-old male, who reportedly fell
from the roof of the Clara E. Westropp School at 19101 Puritas Avenue in Cleveland.
Crews responded to the call around 1:52
A friend of
the teen told police that they climbed from the back of the school up onto the
roof to drink alcohol. The accident
happened as the victim walked over to the edge of the roof to urinate and
slipped off the roof.
After the fall,
the friend of the teen says he climbed off the roof and to find him unconscious
then so he ran home to call 911. He adds
that he waited for EMS to arrive.
report says EMS started treating the injured
teen in the ambulance and transported him to Fairview Hospital, where he later died
from his injuries.