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Local man dies after jumping from roof of Eden building
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Local man dies after jumping from roof of Eden building

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EDEN — A local man died after he jumped from the roof of a downtown building here on Tuesday evening, police announced in a Wednesday news release.

Zane Hairston, 22, apparently stepped off the roof of 619 Washington Street around 6:30 p.m., the release said.

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Officers with the Eden Police Department arrived to find Hairston lying in the roadway, slightly off the sidewalk. Emergency workers transported him to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro where he died from his injuries, the release said. 

Police said they have no evidence of foul play and that Hairston was on the roof alone at the time of his jump.

"Out of respect for Hairston’s family, no further information will be released,'' the release read.

Anyone with information concerning Hairston's death is asked to contact EPD Det. Andrew Kenyi or Lt. Anthony Lovings at 336-623-9755 (24hr) or at 336-623-9240 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. To provide an anonymous tip, call  Rockingham County Crimestoppers at 336-349-9683

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