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BREAKING: Body Found Near Base of Antenna Tower Along Lee Highway

(Updated at 1:30 p.m.) A woman has been found deceased at the base of the antenna tower at 5301 22nd Street N., according to initial reports.

Arlington County police and firefighters are on the scene. A 911 caller reportedly saw the woman fall from the tower.

The tower, along Lee Highway, is used primarily by telecommunications companies for mobile phone antenna arrays.

Via Twitter, Arlington County Police confirmed that officers are conducting a death investigation, noting that it “appears to be an isolated incident with no known threat to the community.”

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of self-harm, call 911 or the Department of Human Services’ emergency services line at 703-228-5160. You can also call the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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