Woman falls to her death from Newark apartment

Police say a 60-year-old woman fell to her death from this apartment building. Credit: Google Maps

NEWARK — A 60-year-old woman fell from the seventh-floor of a Newark apartment tower near downtown Friday afternoon, Dec. 21, according to police.

The woman was not identified because police had not yet notified the woman’s relatives.

Police said the woman fell about 3 p.m. from an apartment at 1 Court St., Newark.

The building is on the corner of Broad Street, police said.

She was taken to University Hospital where she later died.

A police spokesman said investigators from the police department’s major crimes unit were awaiting an autopsy report.