Fatal Fall From Sunwood Condos Roof

The following information comes from a press release by Detective Sergeant Kevin F. Ahern.

Update 8:58 a.m.

Police identify the construction worker as 46-year-old Francisco Amaral of 252 Benham Ave., Bridgeport. Amaral fell approximately 39 feet from the rear roof of the condominium units on Jean Court within the Sunwood complex.

Original Story

At approximately 12:02 yesterday afternoon, the and Shelton EMS responded to the Sunwood Condominium Complex on a 911 call for a worker who had fallen from a roof top. EMS personnel found a 46-year-old-male lying on the ground unresponsive. This individual was transported to Bridgeport Hospital where he later died.

The individual was working on a roof replacing skylights for J C Silva Remolding Services of Bridgeport. Shelton Police Detectives along with the Bridgeport Office of OSHA are investigating the death. At this time it appears to be an accidental death. Detectives are following up with interviews of other worker at the site.

The individual's name is being withheld at this time pending notification of relatives.


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