Man Dies After Jumping from IKEA


A man has died after plunging from the top of Southampton’s IKEA store complex.

The man jumped from the complex at around 11:30 am, the Daily Echo reports.

Police officers attended to the scene to find a man with “serious injuries”.

Salma Azad, IKEA Southampton store manager, told the Daily Echo: “We can confirm that this morning an individual was found deceased in an area next to our store.

“The safety and security of all co-workers and customers is always our highest priority and we are now supporting the emergency services on-site.

“The area is closed to the public, however the store is still open as usual. Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the individual.”

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to call Hampshire Constabulary on 101.




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