Police said a 40-year-old man died late Sunday afternoon from injuries suffered in an apparent suicide jump from The Durham Hotel on East Chapel Hill Street.
The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m., police spokesman Willie Glenn said.
The man was taken to Duke University Hospital, but died a short time later, Glenn said.
Witnesses told officers that the man had fallen from the rooftop bar at the hotel.
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Police declined to disclose the man’s name.