Window washer falls to his death in San Diego’s East Village

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A window washer plunged eight floors to his death while working on an East Village building Tuesday, authorities reported.

61-year-old James Stinson of Jamul fell into a courtyard in the 1100 block of J Street about 8:45 a.m., according to police and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

Medics took Stinson to UCSD Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident will be investigated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA, as is standard in cases of workplace fatalities in the state.

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