A Facebook employee died after jumping from a Facebook office building in Menlo Park, California, on Thursday.
The unidentified man jumped from the fourth floor of 162 Jefferson Drive, a Facebook building known as MPK 27.
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The police said they responded to a 911 call at about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. The victim, an adult man, was found unresponsive.
“Firefighters and paramedics administered medical aid but were unable to revive the victim,” the Menlo Park Police Department said in a statement. “The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.”
A spokeswoman for Facebook confirmed that the victim was a Facebook employee.
“We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today,” the spokeswoman said in an email. “We’re cooperating with police in their investigation and providing support to employees. While the family is being notified, we have no information to share.”