Young Man Commits Suicide by Jumping Off the Pyramid of Khafre

On Sunday, March 8, a young Egyptian man ended his life by jumping off the pyramid of Khafre in the Giza Plateau, according to Ahram Online; the incident is currently under investigation.

Reports by law enforcement officials revealed that the young man attended a concert held at the pyramids at the scene.

After a 12-hour standoff in which officers of the law attempted to talk the young man out of committing suicide, he jumped off a height of 100 meters to his death.

This is the second time in less than six months wherein a young man chooses to end his life by jumping off one of Greater Cairo’s most iconic monuments, sparking once more a conversation about mental health and suicide.

WE SAID THIS: Our condolences go to the family of the victim. Remember, it is never too late to seek help.