A Facebook employee is reported to have committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of the tech giant’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
He was found unresponsive and declared dead shortly after 11.30 am on Thursday according to the Menlo Police department.
The employee is said to be a full-time software engineer at Facebook. A spokesperson for Facebook has confirmed the devastating incident.
“We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today,” the company said. “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.”