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Man Dies in Hotel Leap

Posted November 12, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— A 19-year-old male jumped from the Holiday Inn hotel to his death Tuesday morning, police said.

They said the man inflicted wounds to himself and then jumped from the 19th floor. He was found on the parking deck and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are trying to notify relatives before releasing his name.

The Holiday Inn, unusual for its round shape, is at 226 Hillsborough St., near the Capitol.