Officials identify 19-year-old victim who fell from 3rd story window

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the 19-year-old victim who fell from a third story window above King Street earlier this week.

According to an incident report, Reeve Schleimer of Charleston was pronounced dead at the scene when emergency officials arrived at 549 King Street just before midnight Monday.

Prior to the accident, one witness told investigators they noticed a white male “dangling precariously” from the window above.

Another witness told officers he was walking his girlfriend back to her upper King Street apartment when they noticed a male dangling out of a window. He said the victim was facing away from the window at the time.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charleston Police Department at 843-743-7200.  

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