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Looking Glass Falls Death Named Accident by Coroner PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Wednesday, 08 October 2008 05:25

The Florida man who jumped 70 feet off of a waterfall in the North Carolina Mountains died of an apparent accident according to an autopsy report.


The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that the autopsy showed 49-year-old Ronald Conrad Brown's death on August 31st was caused by a "non-suicidal jump into a natural pool."


Brown died when he jumped 70 feet from the top of Looking Glass Falls into six feet or less of water.  The report stated he also had a blood-alcohol level of 0.29 percent. That BAC is more than three times the legal limit for driving.


According to the Asheville Citizen-Times, the autopsy report stated investigators found no evidence of foul play or suicidal intent.


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