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Man dies after falling off roof in Lynchburg

Police say the fall killed 67-year-old Leroy Preston Jordan

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – A man is dead after he fell off a roof in Lynchburg Sunday, according to police.

Lynchburg police and fire crews responded to the 200 block of Madison Street just after noon for an apparent accidental fall. That's where they found 67-year-old Leroy Preston Jordan of Spout Spring unresponsive in the backyard.

Jordan was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Jordan's body will be transported to the medical examiner in Roanoke for an autopsy and confirmation on the cause of death. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective D. Dempsey at 434-401-3954 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.


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