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An attempted suicide was carried out at the Marriott Hotel in Charlotte, NC on January 18, 2023. The Marriott center city location where the suicide attempt occurred was at 100 West Trade Street.


At around 8:15 p.m. the male was on the 5th floor in a room. The male had a psychotic episode and broke the window leading to the outside. Broken glass and shards of glass came crashing down to the ground from the 5th floor.

The glass landed on the sidewalk. Thankfully there were no reported injuries of the glass hitting anyone.

The man then began yelling from the window and saying he was going to jump.

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Cops were called to the scene. Officers recognized that the man was suffering from a mental health crisis.

The cops negotiated with the man during a 45 minute standoff. During the negotiation distractions, cops busted open the man's room door and restrained him.

The man was taken to the hospital physiological ward for treatment and evaluated. It is not clear if the man was arrested. But sometimes people can avoid arrest if they claim and or exhibit behavior of a mental health crises. 

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