OAP di dies in i ‘bedding ‘b ddi rope’ escape horror
AN ELDERLY nursing home resident fell to his death after trying to climb down a makeshift rope from a third-floor window.
William Strasner, 87, died at the Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Buffalo, New York, police said.
Cops believe the OAP was trying to leave the facility down a rope made from bedding and clothing he had tied together when he fell more than 30ft.
An employee found him but he died on the way to hospital.
A police spokesman said patient windows normally don’t open more than 7ins but a device used to secure Mr Strasner’s window was apparently missing.
An investigation is now under way.