Michelle Kim

Brooklyn Man's Fatal Fall From Building Investigated as Homicide: NYPD

Police are investigating a man's fatal 15-story fall from a Brooklyn building as a homicide. 

Police say they're looking to question a person of interest in the death of 53-year-old Miguel Santiago, who was found dead outside a Williamsburg building at around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

Police initially thought his death may have been a suicide but after investigation, believe he was killed. 

Police believe there was some sort of dispute, possibly over money, and that's when Santiago was pushed to his death, according to sources. 

Santiago lived about seven miles away, but neighbors said they saw him there all the time. 

"I know he hung around here a lot," said Shaeanne Santos. "I'm surprised. This environment isn't like that." 

Investigators haven't released the identity of the person of interest. 

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