Twin sisters killed in fall from 7th floor apartment near Purdue
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TWIN SISTERS KILLED IN FALL FROM 7TH FLOOR APARTMENT NEAR CAMPUS
Twin sisters Tanya and Rayna Roy, 25, were killed Wednesday night after falling from their seventh-floor apartment to an alley behind the Campus Edge complex, near Pierce and Wood streets, a few blocks from Purdue’s campus, West Lafayette police and the Tippecanoe County coroner said Thursday morning.
Police say a passerby called 911 at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday after finding the women lying in an alley behind 134 Pierce St. Police and a bystander attempted to revive them, without success, police reported.
The investigation continued Thursday into the circumstances, but police didn’t suspect foul play, West Lafayette Capt. Adam Ferguson said.