Mother, Daughter Plunge To Deaths
A woman who said she wanted to show her 6-year-old daughter the view from the top of a 22-story office building had planned a “suicide ritual” that led to their death plunge, police said Saturday.
Michele L. Blick, 35, and Jahmai M. Blick, died Friday, their bodies found on a street near One Arizona Center. The two rode an elevator to a floor near the roof, then climbed unnoticed up a ladder and hatchway to get outside, Sgt. Mike Torres said.
Investigators said it was a “preplanned suicidal ritual,” Torres said.
Blick’s former husband said they were embroiled in a child-support case involving the girl.