Student falls to her death after taking selfies on the roofdeck of a 20-storey condominium building

On Tuesday, 19-year-old student Cristina Marie Pagalilauan wanted to get her hair colored by her friend. So they went to Suntrust Parkview Condimium in Ermita, where her boyfriend, who was out of town, owned a unit.

After getting her mane colored, Pagalilauan and her friend decided to take some selfies, so they went up to the roofdeck on the 20th floor of the Dahlia Tower of the condominium.

According to a report by Zhander Cayabyab on, Pagalilauan climbed up the parapet of the roof deck to get better photos. Her friend tried to stop her but Pagalilauan did not listen.

As her friend was reviewing their photos, Pagalilauan decided to lean back on the wall.

When her friend looked up, the victim was already out of sight.

Senior inspector Rommel Anicete said that Pagalilauan was still able to cling to a window moulding on the 20th floor, but she eventually fell down.

She died on the spot.

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