Foreigner dead after fall from 19th floor

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A foreigner died after falling off the 19th floor of a building in Ho Chi Minh City Thursday evening, newswire Vietnamnet reported.

At around 7:30 p.m. residents in the Screc apartment building on Truong Sa Street in District 3 saw a man in a pool of blood on the balcony of the fourth floor in block C of the building.

He was confirmed dead at the time. Eyewitnesses said the man fell from the 19th floor of the building.

The identity of the man had not been made public. According to a Vietnamnet source, the man was a South Korean in his 30s.

It was not known if the case was an accident, a suicide, or a murder.

Hundreds of curious onlookers gathered in front of the building, prompting security guards to close all gates to prevent non-residents from entering the building.

The body of the man was brought out of the site at 10 p.m.

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