Saturday, July 29, 2017

Couple Jump To Their Deaths From 17-story Building Over Debt (Photos)

New York couple took a rare decision on Friday morning to jump to their deaths from a 17-story office building after battling for years to pay their debts.
According to Police, the 53-year old Chiropractor Glenn Scarpelli and his wife Patricia, 50, jumped from a window of the ninth-floor office around 5:45 am, and landed in the East 33rd Street, near Madison Avenue.
"The office was the Chiropractor's former place of work, which had recently been permanently closed" Police said.
A note found inside a Ziploc bag in the woman’s pocket read: “Our kids are upstairs, please take care of them.”
The Ziploc bag also contained a letter from the Chiropractor along with their ID cards.
The man’s letter read: “WE HAD A WONDERFUL LIFE,” before touching on their spiraling debt.
The note continued: “Patricia and I had everything in life” but “we can not live with” the “financial reality,” sources said.

It was learned that the Scarpellis had a history of financial problems and had been pursued for dozens of outstanding tax liens by federal and city authorities since at least 1998. 
Public records showed that Glenn owed about $213,000 to the federal government and nearly $42,000 to the state in unpaid taxes dating back to 2003. 
The couple left behind their two children, Isabella, 20, and Joseph, 19.
See photos from scene below;

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