Hyde Park Hotel suicide under investigation

A 53-year-old woman jumped to her death from the eighth floor of the Southern Sun building.

Hyde Park Corner shopping centre in Johannesburg. Picture: Aurelie Kalenga/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Hotel Group Tsogo Sun says a suicide at its hotel in Hyde Park is still being investigated by police.

A 53-year-old woman jumped to her death from the eighth floor of the Southern Sun building yesterday.

Further details around the cause of the incident and the woman's identity are still unknown.

Spokesperson Priya Naidoo said, "It's totally out of our control and we can confirm that the police are investigating the incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased."