Police say that the man died immediately at impact. The girl happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time with her parents. While the girl did not die immediately at impact she was in a very critical condition. She was rushed to the hospital with head trauma and broken bones but she later died.
The little girl’s parents and the jumper’s family are deeply affected by the incident. The Police investigation in this case is still ongoing and currently authorities and trying to see why the man killed himself. According to Police officials no suicide note was found and no apparent motive was found to suggest why the man jumped to his death. The only evidence to support the idea of a suicide is the fact that the man was suffering of heavy depression.
South Korea has a very high suicide rate of an estimated average of 50 suicides per day. The phenomenon is worrying as the suicide rate here is 2.5 times higher than in any other developed country.