NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say an Australian diplomat has fallen to his death from a seventh-floor terrace in Manhattan.
The NYPD says 30-year-old Julian Simpson and others went onto an apartment building roof to look at the Empire State Building lights early Wednesday.
They say Simpson swung a woman around and her husband got angry. The men then went onto a seventh-floor apartment terrace, and Simpson offered to prove he was trustworthy by playing a so-called "trust game."
Police say Simpson went to the ledge and leaned back. He grabbed for the other man's hand but slipped and fell to a second-floor landing.
Simpson was an official with Australia's United Nations mission. The Australian government hasn't immediately commented on his death.
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