Fayetteville Police Identify Man Killed After Falling From Apartment Window

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– Police identified a man who fell to his death from the window of a Fayetteville apartment building early Friday morning (Feb. 17).

The man was identified as Brian Gray Colton, 26, of Fayetteville, according to a Fayetteville Police Department press release.

Officers were dispatched to the scene at The Cardinal apartments on W. Center Street shortly before 3 a.m., where they found Colton’s body.

Colton fell from a 4th story window, the release states. He was attempting to jump from a window to an adjacent balcony when he fell.

Colton’s body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Alcohol was believed to be a factor, said Sgt. Craig Stout of the Fayetteville Police Department.

Editor’s Note: The deceased was previously identified by police as Colton Brian Gray. That is incorrect. 5NEWS has updated the man’s name in our web story.   

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