Police say the fatal fall of an electrician at the Little Caesars Arena worksite in Detroit is being investigated as a possible suicide.
Detroit police spokesman Michael Woody says an investigation including witness statements points toward a suicide.
The man was not immediately identified.
Chief Executive Officer Ryan Maibach of arena general contractor Barton Malow Co. said in a statement the company has reached a preliminary conclusion that the fall was not a construction-related accident.
The 46-year-old man fell about 75 feet (23 meters) before 8 a.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at a Detroit hospital.
The arena north of downtown Detroit will be home to the NHL's Detroit Red Wings and the NBA's Pistons. It is scheduled to open this fall.
Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.