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.
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
Fact – https://www.facebook.com/OduaRere/videos/959644430743725/?v=959644430743725
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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