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City worker dies plunging from seventh floor of London Stock Exchange

A man has died after falling from the seventh floor of the London Stock Exchange.

A spokesperson for the City of London Police said officers were called to the landmark shortly before 10am “to a report of a man who had fallen from an upper floor in the building to the ground”.

“London Ambulance Service attended and the man was pronounced dead at 10.10am,” he added.

“The City of London Police is currently investigating the circumstances around the death and the incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

“We are now working to inform the man’s next of kin.”

Witnesses said a screen had been erected around the man’s body in the lobby, below a seventh-floor walkway protected by a glass barrier.

There has been a series of fatal falls in London’s financial district in recent years, including a man who fell from a Hilton hotel’s rooftop bar and several people who have fallen from the Coq D’Argent restaurant’s terrace.

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