Elderly couple jump to deaths


Published: Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 12:57 a.m.
HOLLYWOOD - An elderly couple who neighbors said had grown feeble apparently jumped to their deaths from their 17th floor condominium just hours before the new year, police said.
Morris Spivack, 85, jumped from his window at the Allington Towers North at about 9 p.m. Tuesday and his 82-year-old wife, Estelle, jumped about 15 seconds later, police and neighbors said.
Neighbor Florence Rashkow said Estelle Spivack had been upset Tuesday because her husband had refused to eat. He had pulmonary disease and used oxygen and his wife had hip problems.
"He told her he didn't want to live like this," Rashkow said.

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