Man jumps off St. Luke's Medical Center in QC

Posted at 01/08/14 7:38 PM

MANILA -- A man died after jumping off the stairs between the fifth and sixth floors of the Medical Arts Building in St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City on Wednesday afternoon.

PO2 Lucy Paradero of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 11 identified the victim as Jose Bordeos Jr., 31, from Masbate.

The victim was waiting for his consultation with an orthopedic doctor when he suddenly jumped and fell on the building's ground floor.

He was immediately brought to the hospital's emergency room but he eventually died.

According to the victim's sibling, Bordeos previously attempted to commit suicide in Masbate. -- with a report from Robert Mano, dzMM