(UPDATE) Lititz man, 19, falls to his death blocks from Temple University

Landon Nuss (left), died after he fell off of an apartment complex near Temple University. Credit: Facebook.
Landon Nuss (left), died after he fell off an apartment complex near Temple University. Credit: Facebook

A 19-year-old man fell to his death inside an apartment complex blocks from Temple University in North Philadelphia, officials said.

Landon Nuss, 19, of Lititz, Pa., fell around 1:30 a.m. Sunday inside the private Kardon/Atlantic apartment complex at North 10th Street and West Montgomery Avenue, according to a university statement.

Nuss, who was visiting friends who are students of the university, fell one story while smoking in the complex’s stairwell. Nuss was not a Temple student, a university spokesperson said.

The incident is being ruled an accident.

“The university extends its sympathy to Nuss’s family and friends,” the university said in a statement.

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