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Woman Falls to Death from Loop Building

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    AP - The Cook County medical examiner says the death of a 29-year-old woman who fell from a downtown Chicago apartment building was an accident.

    Authorities say Brittney Stafford fell from the building around 5 a.m. Saturday.

    The medical examiner ruled her death an accident Sunday.

    Chicago police spokeswoman Antoinette Ursitti says detectives are conducting a death investigation into how the woman fell several stories.

    Stafford, whose family lives in Indianapolis, was a graduate of Indiana University. Her brother Eric Stafford tells the Chicago Tribune that she was at a friend's house.