One person died at a Facebook office building in Menlo Park on Thursday, police said. The cause of death is thought to be suicide.
One person died at a Facebook office building in Menlo Park on Thursday, according to the Menlo Park Police Department.
The cause of death is thought to be suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of 162 Jefferson Drive, a Facebook building known as MPK 27.
Police said in a press release that they responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 11:30 on Thursday. The victim, an adult male, was found unresponsive. Firefighters and paramedics tried to revive him. The individual was later pronounced dead at the scene.
A spokeswoman for Facebook confirmed that the victim was a Facebook employee.
"We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today," the spokeswoman said in an email. "We're cooperating with police in their investigation and providing support to employees. While the family is being notified, we have no information to share."
This story is developing.