THE BRONX — A 15-year-old died Thursday morning after falling off a fifth-floor fire escape at his Bronx home, police said.
Leonardo Marmolejos fell off a fifth-floor fire escape at a building on Briggs Avenue near East 199th Street at 6:20 a.m., according to police.
The teen lived on the floor in which he fell, police said.
Neighbors first found him lying face down, dead after the fall, police said.
A medical examiner will determine his official cause of death.