46-Year-Old Father of 3 Falls To His Death From NYC Rooftop Bar

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Dale Cheney, the founder of an investment firm, has allegedly jumped to his death from Bar 54 in Times Square. Police pronounced Cheney dead on the street below.

Two witnesses at the scene said Cheney had jumped, but the death remains under investigation.

Cheney, a father of three, and his wife recently filed for divorce. There is a record of police being called to Cheney’s home over previous domestic disputes.

Last October, Elizabeth Gaglewski jumped to her death from Bar 54.

Tom Blundell, general manager of the Hyatt Centric Times Square hotel, said that “as a result of this tragic incident, we will keep the door to the bar’s outdoor space locked at all times.”

Blundell said, “We are truly heartbroken at the situation that occurred this evening outside our rooftop bar, and we are keeping the victim’s family and friends in our thoughts and hearts.”

“We are working closely with local authorities. The safety and well-being of all our colleagues, hotel guests, and Bar 54 guests remain a top priority.”