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Woman jumps to death from rooftop restaurant in London

A WOMAN has fallen to her death from the roof terrace of a restaurant in front of shocked financial workers in the City of London.

She was drinking at French restaurant Coq d'Argent in central London last night when she is reported to have taken a sip of wine before stepping over the edge of the terrace, plunging approximately 80 feet to the ground.

The woman, believed to have been Asian and in her thirties, was pronounced dead at the scene, near Bank underground station.

Her name has not been released by police. It is thought to be the third such death in five years.