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19-Year-Old Leaps to His Death off Brooklyn Bridge

By Aidan Gardiner | November 27, 2012 9:22am | Updated on November 27, 2012 11:05am

BROOKLYN BRIDGE — A 19-year-old man died Tuesday morning after leaping from the Brooklyn Bridge, officials said. 

The unidentified man climbed the cables of the bridge to one of its towers at about 7:30 a.m. before plunging to his death, NYPD and FDNY officials said. 

Police have not released his name pending family notification.