Boy, 15, dead after falling off Bronx fire escape: police

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THE BRONX — A 15-year-old died Thursday morning after falling off a fifth-floor fire escape at his Bronx home, police said.

A teen fell to his death in the Bronx on Aug. 31, 2017. (PIX11)

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.