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Authorities Release Identity of Fall Victim, Ask Witnesses to Contact Police

by on May 30, 2014 11:45 AM

State College police have identified the victim who fell to his death Thursday afternoon.

Police say 33-year-old Beau Rodger Griffis fell from a seventh floor balcony at about 2:55 p.m. Thursday.

It happened at the man's apartment building in the 300 block of South Allen Street.

Witnesses told StateCollege.com they heard shouting from the victim's balcony prior to the fall.

King said Thursday a preliminary investigation indicates there was no immediate indication of foul play.

Police said Friday the investigation is ongoing. It will include an autopsy and additional interviews with a female friend who was inside the victim's apartment just before the fall.

Police have asked anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the State College Police Department at 814-234-7150.

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Jennifer Miller is a reporter for StateCollege.com. She has worked in journalism since 2005. She's covered news at the local, state and national level with an emphasis on crime and local government.
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