77-Year-Old Falls to Death From Balcony

2 years 7 months 3 weeks ago November 01, 2013 Nov 1, 2013 Friday, November 01 2013 Friday, November 01, 2013 1:20:12 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

FENTON (AP) - A 77-year-old woman is dead after falling from the third floor of a suburban St. Louis retirement home.

The accident happened Thursday afternoon at Lakeview Park Independent Senior Living community near Fenton. Authorities told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Shirley Neumann apparently lost her balance and fell from a third-floor balcony.

A spokesman for the company that operates Lakeview says in a statement that the company is working with authorities to determine how the woman fell.

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