Teen Boy Dies by Suicide at Hudson Yards' Vessel, Fourth in 18 Months

A teen boy leapt to his death from the Vessel sculpture at Hudson Yards on Thursday, the fourth suicide from the installation in 18 months and the first since developers closed it earlier this year to take anti-suicide measures.

The NYPD confirmed the 14-year-old died just before 1 p.m.

The public sculpture on Manhattan’s reopened to visitors in May with new rules for access and a ticket fee. It was closed in January after what was then the third suicide in less than a year. All four victims have been between the ages of 14 and 24.

“We are heartbroken by this tragedy and our thoughts are with the

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