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INWOOD (PIX11) – A woman fell to her death Thursday evening in what police say appears to be a tragic accident.

The 67-year-old apparently tripped while walking down the interior stairs of an apartment building at 221 Sherman Avenue, according to police.

The woman crashed through the glass of a window on the fifth floor landing and fell to the concrete below.  Police found her lifeless body at the base of the building.

Detectives were still investigating Friday morning.

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