Man Dies After Jumping Out of West Side of Soldier Field Stadium During Bears-Eagles Game


A man in his 20s, who witnesses say jumped off of a ledge, died this afternoon after he fell out of the Soldier Field stadium and landed on a roof-top on the west side of the stadium.

The incident happened at about 4:55 p.m. Sunday as the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles were playing a regular season NFL football game.

The man was transported with life-threatening injuries to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 5:24 p.m. Witnesses told emergency personnel that they saw the man run up to a ledge and jump.

Chicago police are conducting a death investigation, including statements from witnesses that report they saw the man run up to a ledge and jump out of the stadium. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at