At 2:30pm today (19th May), One Utama issued an official statement saying a lady fell from the 4th floor. She died from the incident.
Although it has not been confirmed, many suspect she may have committed suicide.
According to China Press, the incident happened at 1pm. The mall emergency response team quickly handled the situation before handing it over to the police. One Utama has confirmed that the police will be investigating the matter further.
The mall personnel have expressed their condolences. They have also included hotlines such as Talian Kasih (15999) and Befrienders (03-76272929). The mall management team hopes that those suffering from mental health issues can reach out to these groups and get the help they need.
We would also like to express our condolences to the woman’s family and hope those who witnessed the incident are not badly affected.