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Woman identified as person killed in fall at daughter’s Ohio State graduation



Woman identified as person killed in fall at daughter's Ohio State graduation
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A girl who fell from the stands to her demise throughout a commencement ceremony at Ohio State College final weekend has been recognized as a Georgia resident, authorities introduced Tuesday.

The Franklin County Coroner’s Workplace mentioned Larissa Brady, 53, was pronounced lifeless on the scene, simply outdoors Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Sunday. The Columbus Dispatch reported the demise was being investigated as an obvious suicide, citing coroner paperwork.

An investigation continues into how Brady fell from the stadium, which the college says is 136 ft (41 meters) tall, to the pavement under. Nonetheless, Ohio State police don’t suspect foul play and imagine the autumn was not unintended, college spokesperson Ben Johnson mentioned Tuesday.

It occurred round noon, close to the stadium’s Bell Tower, because the final graduates had been submitting into the stadium. Based on the graduation program, Brady’s daughter was amongst these graduating.

The graduation continued with out point out of what occurred, however some college students and others on the ceremony had been visibly upset after the autumn. A spokesman mentioned the college has contacted all graduates and workers who volunteered at commencement to supply counseling companies.


EDITOR’S NOTE — This story contains dialogue of suicide. In case you or somebody you already know wants assist, the nationwide suicide and disaster lifeline within the U.S. is out there by calling or texting 988. There may be additionally an internet chat at

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