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Man, woman die in falls from buildings

Update: Woman identified as Brittany Morgan Hickert, 19


A man and a woman died from falls from tall buildings in separate incidents Tuesday morning.

The woman is identified as Brittany Morgan Hickert, 19, of Cornelius. Police do not suspect foul play in her death.

The man was not immediately identified.

According to police, at 2:55 a.m. on Jan. 1, Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a woman who fell to her death from the Broadstone Enso Apartments, located at 1400 Northwest Marshall Street. When the officers and medical personnel arrived, they determined that the woman was deceased.

Officers contacted several people who directed them to an apartment on the 6th floor of the building. Officers and detectives have interviewed several people who were attending a party at the residence.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the fall.

Earlier, at 2:36 a.m. on Jan. 1, officers responded to 301 Southwest Lincoln Street on the report of a man who jumped from the 11th floor of the Lovejoy Fountain Tower. When the officers and medical personnel arrived, they determined that the adult male was deceased at the scene.

Officers contacted friends of the man in a residence on the 11th floor and learned that he'd been attending a party earlier and that he'd told people that he'd consumed mushrooms. Witnesses told police that without warning, the man leaped from the 11th floor of the building.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner is working to positively determine the man's identity and notify family.