Police were called shortly after noon to the iconic hotel, located on Peachtree Street and known for its blue dome, after the man attempted to jump from a 10th story balcony to one below, Investigator James White with Atlanta police said. The man died from the fall, White said.
Tuesday afternoon, investigators with the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office were attempting to locate the man’s next of kin before releasing his name. He was not a guest at the hotel, police said. No information was released on why the man was inside the hotel.