PSU student falls to death from ninth floor

A 20-year-old Penn State student fell from a ninth-floor apartment balcony to his death early Saturday morning, according to a release from the State College Police Department.

The student, Conor F. Macmannis of Stafford, Va., was pronounced dead at the scene. The fall occurred at 3:45 a.m., according to the release.

Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers said in a press release that the fall had been ruled accidental after an autopsy was performed Saturday.

A oreliminary investigation indicated drugs and alcohol were involved in the fall, according to the release, which occurred at Penn Tower, located at 255 E. Beaver Ave, State College.

State College Police are asking anyone with information to contact the department at 824-243-7250 or by leaving an anonymous tip at