Man jumps from tower block where students were filming about suicide

Man jumps to his death from eighth floor of tower block where students were filming programme about suicide Man died after falling from a tower block, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, at 10.30am Students from Leeds Beckett University had been using tower for a short film  Witness said man 'smiled' at actress before 'throwing himself over' the balcony

By Bryony Jewell For Mailonline

Published: 15:45 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 16:06 GMT, 1 March 2019

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A man has died after jumping from the eighth-floor of a tower block where students were filming a programme about suicide.

The middle aged man is said to have smiled at one of the actresses before climbing over a balcony and plunging 100ft to the ground.

Students from Leeds Beckett University had been using a flat on the eighth floor of the block in the Lincoln Green area of the city to make a short film about suicide.

A man has died after jumping from the eighth-floor of a tower block in Leeds, west Yorkshire

A man has died after jumping from the eighth-floor of a tower block in Leeds, west Yorkshire

They had leafleted residents explaining why they were there

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