Man dies after falling 6 stories from Federal Building

CLEVELAND -- A man has died after falling to his death while working at the Anthony J. Celebreeze Federal Building at the corner of East 9th Street and Lakeside Avenue.

Fire rescue and EMS workers responded to the downtown Cleveland building after coworkers reported a man had fallen 5-6 stories. The incident happened just after 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.

51-year-old James Eiflander was working on windows at the building when he fell. Investigators are working to determine exactly what happened.

Eiflander did receive treatment from EMS workers on scene and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. He died from his injuries.


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