Fall at Turner Field ruled suicide

Authorities in Atlanta say the death of a man who fell over a
railing at Turner Field has been ruled a suicide.

Investigators with the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office
said Thursday that they discussed the death of 30-year-old Ronald
Lee Homer Jr. with his family last week before releasing their
findings to the media.

Police say Homer died after falling about 85 feet from a walkway
on the fourth level of the baseball stadium after a rain delay in
an Aug. 12 game between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia
Phillies. Police have said Homer, of Conyers, Ga., landed in the
players’ parking lot.

Police said no surveillance footage of his fall was
available.

Investigators said they couldn’t disclose additional details
about Homer’s death.

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