15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Fall from Bronx Fire Escape

A 15-year-old boy died Thursday morning after falling five stories from a Bronx fire escape, authorities said. 

The boy, identified as Leonardo Marmolejos, was discovered at the back of the Briggs Avenue building in the Bedford Park section just before 6:30 a.m.. He was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital.

The NYPD said his injuries were consistent with a fall and that it does not appear he jumped. 

The medical examiner is investigating his death. 

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