Father dies in front of pregnant wife after suicidal student who jumped off building landed on top of him


Sad student (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A father of a little boy died after a suicidal student who jumped out of a building, landed on top of him, according to police in South Korea.

Gwangju police said that 39-year-old Yang Dae-jin, suffered severe head injuries after the 25-year-old student jumped out of the 20th floor of an apartment building on Tuesday.

Dae-jin was on his way home with his pregnant wife and 5-year-old son when the incident occurred.

According to the police investigation, the student, who was not identified, suffered anxiety before the upcoming civil service exam.

The student decided to commit suicide by jumping off the building at same moment that Dae-jin was walking on the street below.

The student died at the scene. Police found an empty bottle of alcohol and a suicide note in the hallway of the 20th floor. The dead student was charged with accidental homicide.