Man dies after jumping from Denton apartment balcony to flee police

The Denton Police Department is investigating a domestic disturbance that turned deadly on Monday at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of Unicorn Lake Blvd.

At around 5:30pm on Monday evening, a woman called 9-1-1 to report her boyfriend had assaulted her. When officers arrived at the apartment, the woman told them her boyfriend had jumped off their apartment balcony when he saw police had responded to their argument.

Officers located the man on the ground with significant injuries. The Denton Fire Department was called to the scene. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

He has been identified as a 49-year-old male.

The investigation is ongoing.