Fordham University dies after falling from clock tower

11 days ago

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Police announced the death of a Fordham University student after she accidentally fall from campus tower Sunday evening just one month before her graduation.

22-year-old Sydney Monfries, suddenly fell from the clock tower after ascending a staircase with other students in order to approach its bell and send Snapchat videos from the top.

She was found unconscious and transported to the St. Barnabas hospital suffering trauma to her head and entire body. She died at the same day.

School President Joseph McShane expressed his deep toward the incident: "There are no words sufficient to describe the loss of someone so young and full of promise and mere weeks from graduation. Fordham will confer a bachelor's degree upon Sydney posthumously."