Updated, 11:33 a.m. | LONDON – A 39-year-old JPMorgan Chase employee was killed on Tuesday morning when he fell from the roof of the investment bank’s office tower in Canary Wharf.
The man was a vice president in the bank’s information technology operations and had worked at the firm since 2004.
The police said they were called to 25 Bank Street, the home of JPMorgan’s investment banking offices, at 8:02 a.m. to investigate reports by office workers of a man having fallen from the 500-foot building.
“We are deeply saddened to have lost a member of the J.P. Morgan family,” a JPMorgan spokeswoman said. “Our thoughts and sympathy are with his family and his friends.”