The Queens lady who plunged to her death from a 54th ground Times Square rooftop bar has been named as aspiring mannequin Elizabeth Gaglewski.
Gaglewski was remembered by family and friends as ‘candy’ and type.
Police are investigating whether or not she jumped or if she might have fallen by chance on Wednesday afternoon.
‘She was only a good particular person, a candy and loving, caring child,’ stated her uncle, Tony Smith – talking to The New York Post.
Her aunt, Janet, stated: ‘She was a superb, loving, type woman.’
They refused to say whether or not she was scuffling with psychological well being battles.
Smith stated they have been ready to hear the outcomes of the investigation.
Staff on the bar tried in useless to seize Gaglewski earlier than she fell 27 flooring, and landed on a ledge on the skyscraper hotel.
Elizabeth Gaglewski, 26, died on Wednesday when she fell from a Times Square rooftop bar
Police are but to conclude whether or not Gaglewski purposely jumped or fell to her death
The balcony the place the Gaglewski, 26, fell to her death at Bar 54 on Wednesday
Onlookers have been horrified to see Gaglewski leap from a Times Square rooftop bar. The 26-year-old landed on a balcony 27 flooring beneath and was pronounced useless on the scene. Medical examiners are seen eradicating the girl’s physique
Eyewitnesses advised police the girl was ‘seen leaping’ to her death round 3:30pm Wednesday
Gaglewski jumped from Hyatt Centric’s 54th ground roof prime bar in Times Square
Other eyewitnesses advised police the girl was ‘seen leaping’ to her death round 3:30pm on Wednesday.
She was seen making a cellphone name, earlier than climbing onto a bit of furnishings, then leaping over the aspect of the terrace.
A Hyatt staffer advised the New York Daily News: ‘She walked proper by me and I did not suppose something of it. She was a younger woman with a reservation for the bar.’
Explaining what occurred subsequent, the employee added: ‘It’s simple (to leap) as a result of the tables and chairs are proper close to the glass.
‘She did not say something.
‘Everybody got here working saying, ‘She jumped! She jumped!’ At first I assumed they have been taking part in.
‘The lady cleansing on the twenty seventh ground heard the crash and located her physique on the balcony,’ the employee advised the Daily News.
‘We’re fortunate she did not land on the sidewalk. It’s loopy.’
The bar is described as being ‘perched above the intense lights of Times Square.’
On the web site, it’s termed New York City’s ‘highest open-air hotel rooftop bar’.
According to police, Gaglewski plunged 27 flooring from the rooftop of Bar 54 and landed on the twenty seventh ground balcony beneath. Pictured: The Bar 54 terrace
The horrifying incident occurred simply earlier than 3.30pm, with emergency companies discovering the 26-year-old Gaglewski unresponsive and unconscious on the balcony. Pictured: Hyatt Centric hotel
Gaglewski was pronounced useless on the scene. Her official reason for death shall be decided by the town health worker. Pictured: The outdoors of Hyatt Centric
In an announcement, Hyatt Hotels Corporation General Manager Tom Blundell expressed his condolences to the household and stated the hotel is working carefully with native authorities
Emergency companies discovered the 26-year-old unresponsive and unconscious on the balcony and she or he was pronounced useless on the scene.
Her official reason for death shall be decided by the town health worker.
Police haven’t stated if the girl was a visitor on the hotel or visiting the bar, which requires reservations.
Standard rooms on the Hyatt location value upwards of $600 an evening.
‘Soak in gorgeous river-to-river views of the Chrysler Building and decrease Manhattan from 54 flooring up at New York City’s highest open-air hotel rooftop bar,’ reads the hotel’s web site.
‘Perched above the intense lights of Times Square, Bar 54 is an unforgettable location that includes stylish, intimate indoor space and an expansive outside terrace – good for having fun with scrumptious craft cocktails, nice wines and light-weight connoisseur fare.’
The bar was closed for the remainder of Wednesday, in accordance to a hotel worker.
In an announcement, Hyatt Hotels Corporation General Manager Tom Blundell stated: ‘We are deeply saddened by the state of affairs that occurred this afternoon at our hotel and our ideas exit to the person’s household and people who have been affected.
‘We are working carefully with native authorities and all inquiries ought to be directed to the New York Police Department.’