Friday, September 2, 2011

'If she's gone... I'm going too': Last words of man, 23, who fell 150ft from tower block seconds after girlfriend, 20 - 2nd Sept 2011

A troubled man who plunged to his death from a tower block - seconds after his girlfriend had fallen - was heard screaming: 'If she's going, I'm going too.'

Steven Parker, 23, followed his love Kiran Creevy, 20, in plunging 150ft from the 12th floor of her empty Leeds council flat.

The couple, who lived in a maisonette nearby and were having problems finding work, reportedly left a suicide note before dialling 999. Neighbours said they heard his final words.

Kiran's mother said she had received an emotional telephone call from her daughter in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

She got into her car and was on her way to see her. But she arrived at the flat just after they fell to their deaths. Read More