MALIBU—A man died on Sunday, October 1 after, falling into the ocean from a helicopter. Federal investigators are investigating rather the victim fell to his death or attempted suicide. According to reports, the incident transpired around 1:10 p.m., about a mile from the Malibu Pier.
The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics. The name of the victim has not yet been revealed to the public.
The Los Angeles Times Reported that Malibu Councilman Jefferson Wagner noted the body appeared to be a white elderly male. The incident is currently under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.