Beverly Hills Suicide Jumper Identified

The woman, from Hong Kong, had undergone a facelift procedure by A-list plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Novack, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

A woman on the roof ledge of a 15-story building in the 400 block of North Camden Drive on Jan. 22, 2014. Credit: Brett Campbell
A woman on the roof ledge of a 15-story building in the 400 block of North Camden Drive on Jan. 22, 2014. Credit: Brett Campbell
The 53-year-old woman who jumped from the 15-story building at 414 Camden Dr. in Beverly Hills on Jan. 22 and later died has been identified by the Los Angeles County Coronor's Office.

Sandra Nicole D'Auriol, 53, of Hong Kong, stood on the roof of the building for more than three hours while crisis negotiators tried to talk her down, according to Ed Winter, medical examiner, on Monday afternoon over the phone. D'Auriol's autopsy is still pending.

Police and firefighters closed several streets around the building and set up air bags provided by the Los Angeles Fire Department, who assisted their Beverly Hills colleagues. Crisis negotiators tried to talk D'Auriol down, but she jumped shortly after 10 a.m., police said. She was taken to a hospital where she was declared dead, according to city officials.

On Jan. 23, the Hollywood Reporter confirmed D'Auriol was staying overnight under the care of notable facelift surgeon Dr. Brian Novack. She was reportedly supposed to be discharged to an after-care facility for further convalescence on Jan. 22.

Witnesses described to THR the atmosphere in the building that day, including that morning where D'Auriol became agitated, removed her gown and escaped from Novack's office on the 10th floor to the roof where she sat naked over the ledge.

Click here for the full THR story.

Ike Jones January 27, 2014 at 07:34 PM
Sorry to hear about the lady. Wonder what caused her to take such drastic action?
George Vreeland Hill January 27, 2014 at 08:17 PM
The next question will be ... Why?
Erika Cagliari January 28, 2014 at 12:59 AM
I work in Beverly Hills, in the building right across where this happened and I saw the entire agonizing event as it happened. I have been struggling with making sense of such horrible sight and finally, I can put a name to her so I can pray for her by her name. It was absolutely horrible. This should have never happened to anyone. Sounds like the doctor's office had a complete breakdown in taking care of one of their patients. It is unforgivable.
Victoria Ordin January 28, 2014 at 05:09 PM
So terrible.


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