STL attorney falls to his death from high-rise

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Well-known St. Louis attorney Charles “Ed” Brown fell to his death Monday from a high-rise office building in the city's downtown area.

Brown jumped from the building, according to Police Sgt. Keith Barrett.

Brown was known for wearing an eye patch and being featured on television ads and billboards in the region. Brown formed the Brown & Brown law firm in 1993 with his brother, Dan, to specialize in injury and criminal defense.

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