Police probing how college senior snuck into bell tower and fell to her death

Sydney Monfries, 22, who was set to graduate from Fordham University, will receive a posthumous degree; none of the students involved in the incident will face disciplinary action.
1:22 | 04/15/19

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Transcript for Police probing how college senior snuck into bell tower and fell to her death
Next tonight here, the deadly fall under investigation at Fordham university here in New York City. A senior plunging to her death. Now reports tonight of a Snapchat video taken just before the fall. Here's ABC's erielle reshef. Reporter: Tonight, police in New York investigating how 22-year-old Sydney monfries was able to sneak into Fordham university's iconic bell tower with friends and accidentally plunge to her death. Female fell from a high neck and head injuries. Top of the bell tower at Fordham university. Reporter: The college senior reportedly posting a Snapchat video from the top of the tower before falling 30 feet early Sunday morning from a staircase landing. That's just very sad. Just a tragic incident. Reporter: The tower is routinely locked off-limits to anyone tempted to climb to the top after hours to take in that breathtaking view. It's winding staircase seen here during one of the university's official guided tours. Monfries, whose love of travel was captured on her Instagram feed, was set to graduate next month. Tonight, her family grieving. They are heartbroken. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to witness. David, a spokesperson for the university items me none of the other students involved in this incident will face disciplinary action. David? Erielle reshef tonight. Ere chef, thank you. When we come back here

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