07/22/2013 10:02 EDT | Updated 07/22/2013 10:03 EDT

Howe Street Apartment Fall Kills Woman


Vancouver police are investigating a suspicious death after a woman in her 20s fell from the 13th floor of a Howe Street apartment building on Sunday night.

Emergency personnel arrived at the building in the 1400-block of Howe Street just after 5 p.m. Witnesses heard screams and saw a woman hit the ground, said a Vancouver police news release.

Paramedics found the woman on the street and pronounced her dead at the scene.

The Vancouver Police Major Crime Section is investigating.

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