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4 dead after group jumps from balcony

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Four people are dead and one other is in grave condition after participating in a “group jump” from the seventh story balcony of an apartment complex.

The incident was reported Thursday around 7:00 a.m. in Lake Geneva, Switzerland.

Police reported that groups appears to “have visibly thrown themselves into the void from an apartment.” They then landed on the pavement below and were found by those traveling in the area.

Four people were pronounced dead at the scene while a fifth person is currently in the hospital with potentially catastrophic injuries.

Witnesses believe the group may have been a family of two adults in their forties, two teenagers, and a grandmother who moved into the space three years ago, however, this report has not been verified.

Authorities are now investigating what caused the group to jump.