According to an NYPD spokesman, calls about the leap at 56 Leonard Street near Church Street started coming in around 12:30 on Friday
At the base of the renowned Manhattan Tower, municipal EMS personnel were spotted removing the man's body in a black body bag after responding to the tragedy.
The man was declared dead and then fled the scene. Early on Sunday morning,
Bed Bath & Beyond's Chief Financial Officer, Gustavo Arnal, was confirmed as the man. Just a few days ago
Bed Bath & Beyond made the difficult announcement that it would have to close 150 shops nationwide and lay off 20% of its workforce due to excessive inflation and a weakening US economy.
After becoming CFO in 2020, Arnal An executive from Bed Bath & Beyond has been identified as the guy who plunged to his death on Friday
from the 18th floor of Lower Manhattan's renowned "Jenga" skyscraper.
52-year-old Gustavo Arnal served as the chief financial officer of Bed Bath & Beyond, a business that has recently struggled as a result of high inflation and a weak economy. Just two days before Arnal's
death, the company announced intentions to liquidate 150 of its approximately 900 outlets and lay off 20 percent of its employees.