Penn State student killed in fall from ninth floor

AP News
Posted: Nov 16, 2013 12:01 PM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State University student is dead after he fell from the ninth floor balcony of an off-campus apartment building.

State police said 20-year-old Conor Macmannis was pronounced dead at the scene early Saturday. The fall occurred at 3:43 a.m. at the Penn Towers building on Beaver Avenue.

Police say a preliminary investigation indicates drugs and alcohol apparently were factors in the fall.

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Investigators are urging anyone with information about the incident to call or at least provide an anonymous tip.