Fatal clock tower fall at NYC university

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A Fordham University student has died from her injuries after falling from the school's clock tower.
She and several other students went to the clock tower at 3 a.m. Sunday morning to get a better view of New York City
School officials say Sydney Monfries, a senior, fell through the floor on one of the landings.
When emergency responders arrived they found Monfries on the ground inside the tower with trauma to her head and body.
Officials say she fell 30-to-40 feet.
She was set to graduate from the university in a few weeks.
The university says they plan to give her a bachelor's degree posthumously.
The clock tower is off limits to students according to a 2013 article in the school's newspaper.
University officials say they're investigating how the students got into the tower.



 
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