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Quick Check: Video from 2015 is falsely shared as ‘Man struggling with Coronavirus has committed suicide in New York’

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A video of a person jumping off a building top is being shared with the claim that the person has committed suicide in New York as he was infected with coronavirus. FACTLY has found that the video was taken in 2015. It shows a man jumping from the balcony of a 28-floor Embassy Suites Hotel located in Philadelphia.

Sources:
Claim Facebook post (archived)
Fact https://www.facebook.com/OduaRere/videos/959644430743725/?v=959644430743725
https://www.phillyvoice.com/eyewitnesses-man-jumps-center-city-high-rise/
https://www.boomlive.in/fake-news/2015-video-from-philadelphia-peddled-as-coronavirus-suicide-in-italy-7620

Correction (April 10, 2020):
An earlier version of this article mentioned that the video is of a pregnant woman jumping from a building. It has come to our notice that it is of a man jumping from the balcony of a 28-floor Embassy Suites Hotel located in Philadelphia. Error is regretted.

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