A FACEBOOK employee has died after jumping from its HQ building in Silicon Valley, according to reports.
Menlo Park Police Department received a 911 call reporting that a man had fallen from the fourth floor around 11.30 am (local time) yesterday.
A man has died after falling from the fourth floor of Facebook’s HQ building in Silicon Valley (stock picture)[/caption]
A Facebook spokeswoman told Business Insider: “We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters.
“We’re cooperating with police in their investigation and providing support to employees.
“While the family is being notified, we have no information to share.”
The City of Menlo Park said in a statement: “Preliminary investigation by the Menlo Park Police Department indicates that there is no foul play involved in this apparent suicide.
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“Firefighters and paramedics administered medical aid but were unable to revive the victim.
“The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office responded and transported the victim to the San Mateo County Hospital.
“The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.”
If you, or anyone you know, needs help dealing with mental health problems the Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123, or visit Mind’s website.