JP Morgan employee survived six-floor leap

A Downtown Jersey City man survived after jumping for his sixth floor apartment on Tuesday, according to a police report. According to the report, Nishesh L. Sing al, 41, who resides at 280 Marin Blvd., which is known as Metropolis Towers, was found by a building security guard at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the building’s parking lot bleeding from his face, upper arm, and chest, and with stab wounds.
The report says police in their search of Singal’s apartment found blood on the bedroom floor, bathroom floor, and the victim’s bed. Also, police found no evidence of anyone else staying in the apartment.
Singal, an employee of the JP Morgan Chase Bank in Manhattan, was treated for lacerations to his chest and upper arms and broken bones in his face, pelvis, legs and feet, and was listed in critical condition at the Jersey City Medical Center. Calls for an update on his condition as of Friday were not returned.
Police believed the incident was a suicide attempt. – Ricardo Kaulessar

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