Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester Police Department says a man jumped to his death from a downtown parking ramp early Thursday morning. 

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Police Captain Casey Moilanen said officers responded to the report of a deceased male being discovered shortly before 2:30 a.m. The man was found near the Mayo Civic Center ramp in the area of 1st St. and 1st Ave. Southeast. 


Moilanen said the initial investigation indicates the 27-year-old Rochester man jumped from the sixth floor of the ramp. His death is being considered a suicide.

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