Model's death after NYC apartment fall was suicide

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">In this Sept. 7, 2007 file photo, fashion model Ruslana Korshunova wears a design during a presentation of The Cynthia Rowley 2008 spring&#47;summer collection in New York. Korshunova, 20, fell to her death from her Manhattan apartment building Saturday, June 28, 2008 in an apparent suicide, published reports said. Police said the fall was under investigation. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Diane Bondareff&#41;</span></div>
June 29, 2008 8:49:50 PM PDT
The death of a fashion model who plunged from the ninth floor of a Manhattan building has been ruled a suicide. The medical examiner's office said Sunday that Ruslana Korshunova (roos-LAH'-nuh kor-shoo-NOE'-vuh) died in the fall the afternoon before.

The fall was from her apartment in the Financial District. The 20-year-old Korshunova was a native of Kazakhstan who graced the covers of top fashion magazines.


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