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Police: Man dies after fall from roof

9:18 AM, Dec 8, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man died after falling from a roof in east Arlington Saturday afternoon. 

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Richard Ahlers Sr. was working on a roof in the 12400 block of N. Silent Brook Trail in the afternoon. 

The homeowner arrived home and found Ahlers, 56, lying on the sidewalk directly beneath the roof, according to JSO. 

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to the home transported Ahlers to a local hospital where he later died. 

Investigators are not sure if he fell from the roof due to an accident or a medical emergency.

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