According to reports on social media and elsewhere, the Reedy Creek Fire Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to Disney’s Contemporary Resort. There were initially conflicting reports about someone falling from either the hotel or the Monorail
Heavy sheriff, security, and rcfd presence, at Disney’s Contemporary Resort right now.
— Chris Elltee (@unbrief) March 4, 2020
Later reports say that officials have confirmed it as a suicide, however details are still sketchy.
@OrangeCoSheriff says they are investigating a woman’s death at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort. It is believed to have been a suicide.
— Greg Angel (@NewsGuyGreg) March 4, 2020
According to Mr. Angel (MyNews13), the Orange County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement:
“On 3/4/2020 at about 4 p.m., deputies responded to the Contemporary Resort after a call came in about someone who may have jumped off the building. Deputies and the Reedy Creek Improvement District responded and found a female, unresponsive, who was later pronounced deceased on scene. At this time, we believe this was a suicide, and we have no other information to release.”
Monorail and other transportation in the area continuing to be impacted.
We will continue to follow this story.
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK, or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.