Man Falls to His Death

June 30, 2008

AUBURN, Ala. (WXTX)-- Auburn Police are investigating a case that involves a man falling to his death.

Russell W. Patterson, who was visiting a friend at the time, fell from a second story balcony. The incident took place earlier Monday morning around 3:00. It took place at an apartment complex located at the 300 block of East Thach Avenue. Patterson was transported by ambulance to the East Alabama Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at 3:45 AM.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the police, Lee County Coroner's Office and Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.