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Mother and 7-year-old son dead in suicide jump from Manhattan hotel

A mother and her seven-year-old son are dead after the woman jumped from a hotel building in midtown Manhattan during rush hour Friday morning, bringing the boy with her.

ABC 7 reports that the woman, 46, and the boy jumped from inside the Gotham Hotel on East 46th street at about 8:30 a.m. Friday. They were both pronounced dead after landing on a second-floor balcony. Police told the news station the deceased pair is believed to be mother and son.

The victims have not yet been identified.

Authorities are currently investigating the deaths. This is a developing story.