Facebook employee dead after ‘apparent suicide’ at company’s Menlo Park Headquarters
Facebook employee has died in an ‘apparent suicide’ at the company’s Menlo Park Headquarters, the Menlo Park Police Department said Thursday. The male employee apparently committed suicide by jumping from MPK 27 in Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park. Facebook confirmed the employee death on Thursday afternoon.
“We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today,” a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement. “We’re cooperating with police in their investigation and providing support to employees. While the family is being notified, we have no information to share. We hope to provide an update when we learn additional information from law enforcement.”
“Menlo Park Police Officers and Menlo Park Fire Protection District personnel responded, and when they arrived, found the victim unresponsive,” Menlo Park Police Department said on Thursday. “Firefighters and paramedics administered medical aid but were unable to revive the victim.”
In a post on Twitter, Menlo Park Police Department said: “Police respond to an apparent suicide.”
Police respond to an apparent suicide https://t.co/QfzBsxRyOh
— Menlo Park PD (@MenloParkPD) September 19, 2019
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