Stamford mall closes after woman falls to death

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–A woman has fallen to her death at the Stamford Town Center Mall, police in Stamford confirmed Monday night.

Witnesses told police that they saw the woman climb over the railing of an escalator that extends between levels seven and nine at the mall, then jump. The incident occurred at around 6:20 p.m. Witnesses said it appeared to be a suicide.

Most of the mall was closed in the aftermath of the event. The woman, 25, was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital.

Stay with News 8 for continuing updates on this situation.

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