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


Investigators said they couldn’t disclose additional details

about Homer’s death.