A 51-year-old man has reportedly fallen to his death from the 23rd floor at the Michelangelo Towers today, 11 November. Some have taken to social media, suggesting the incident is a suspected suicide.
Twitter user, Khutali, claims to have witnessed the man falling and hitting a glass awning before landing on the back of a motor vehicle.
The Sandton Chronicle is investigating the matter further and awaiting police confirmation. The Michelangelo Towers spokesperson could not be reached for comment. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
@PigSpotter incredibly sad story. Seems an individual committed suicide from Michael Angelo towers on Maude street side. Road closed under bridge between Towers and Sandton Convention centre
— B (@bkoll) November 11, 2017
SUICIDE: MICHAEL ANGELO TOWERS. SANDTON. GP. ALL SERVICES ON SCENE. – @ crimeairnetwork : November 11, 2017 at 10:59AM
— Gauteng Pig Spotter (@randpigspot) November 11, 2017
Just saw some1 drop 4rm da Michael Angelo Towers
Smashed da glas shade cover thing outside the entrance carried it &
Smashed onto some1's Honda Civic/Corolla, broke the back window
— Khuthali (@kutalizondo) November 11, 2017