Marquette Student Who Fell Off Balcony Improving

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 --- 8:30p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Doctors have upgraded the condition of a Marquette University student who fell off a balcony at an off-campus apartment building.

Froedtert Hospital says the 21-year-old man has been updated from critical condition to satisfactory condition.

Milwaukee Fire Department Deputy Chief Jack Christianson says the student was leaning against a railing when it gave away just after 2 a.m. Friday.

The university has not released the name of the student at his family's request.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ( reports the university is investigating along with the City of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Police Department and the landlord.


Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,

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