ATLANTA GA May 29 2011 — A 30-year-old woman was killed and another woman seriously injured when they plunged from a hotel window during a party at a midtown Atlanta hotel.
Witnesses told Atlanta police that the victims were attending a birthday party at the W Hotel Midtown early Saturday morning. Police said the women were “play fighting,” crashed through a 10th-floor window and fell.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office examiner identified the dead woman as 30-year-old Lashawna Threatt.
Police say a second woman was taken to Grady Hospital in critical condition. Authorities have not released her name.
Hotel manager Michael O’Donohue said the incident was tragic and expressed sympathy for the victims. He would not answer questions about how the accident happened.