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DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - A mystery Downtown as police try to figure out what caused a man to fall eight stories from a hotel. It happened at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Fourth Street a little after 11:00pm Saturday.

Details are few, but firefighters say the victim, a 22-year old man, somehow fell eight stories to his death. Witnesses on the scene report lots of confusion along 4th Street on the busy Saturday night as police and firefighters attempted to sort out what happened.

St. Louis police are saying they do not consider this a suicide but they also do not  believe anything criminal is involved. They continue to investigate.