Man, 27, falls to his death at Manhattan rooftop party

Man, 27, falls to his death at Manhattan rooftop party


A young poet and writer hosting a rooftop party in his apartment building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Thursday plunged to his death after a night of drinking Police identified the victim on Friday afternoon as 27-year-old Max McDonough, as the New York Post first reported  According to investigators,  McDonough was sitting on the slanted ledge of the terrace and dangling his feet over the edge on Second Avenue near 82nd Street at around 11 30pm when he lost his balance. A man identified as 27-year-old Max McDonough was having a party on the rooftop of his apartment building on Second Avenue near East 82nd Street when he lost his balance and fell to his death Thursday night (stock photo)McDonough fell four stories to the street below He was rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries McDonough’s roommate, who has not been named, was at the party and reportedly witnessed the fatal fall Police said the 27-year-old man was inebriated at the time of the incident.Investigators do not believe McDonough’s death was the result of foul play McDonough’s upstairs neighbor told the Post that the party had been quiet and she was unaware that anything had happened until police came ringing her doorbell at around 2am   RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next One-year-old boy dies in a hot car after his mother left him Woman pleads guilty to plotting a foiled terror attack on an. Share this article Share The paper described the victim as a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a published writer and poet According to a LinkedIn page associated with McDonough, for the past year he had worked for the popular culinary blog Food52  DailyMail.com on Friday reached out to his employer seeking comment. The LinkedIn profile indicates that the man earned a Master’s degree in writing from Vanderbuilt in 2017 According to his personal website, his writing has appeared in journals including T Magazine, Best New Poets, Gulf Coast, Washington Square, The Adroit Journal and Beloit Poetry Journal

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