Police: 8-story fall appears to be accidental

Police: 8-story fall appears to be accidental

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A man fell from the 8th floor of an apartment building on the west side and died. The fall was ruled accidental, police said.

Police were called to a Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority apartment building at 12000 Wanda Avenue around 7 a.m. Wednesday for a man unresponsive on the grass.

They called EMS, who pronounced the man dead at the scene.

CHMA police said it appeared the fall was accidental and the man tumbled over his balcony.

The victim has been identified as Michael Wells, 54, of Cleveland.

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