Brown and Crouppen Death: St. Louis Lawyer Kills Self By Jumping  From His Office Building

A popular St. Louis Eye Patch Lawyer, ED Brown took his own life some says by jumping to his death from a building which was said to be his office at One Memorial Drive. ED Brown became popular after appearing in TV ads the attorney with the eye patch. He was regularly seen on television ads and billboards in the region.

We received a report that someone had jumped from the building at 1 S. Memorial Drive, which is downtown, just west of the Gateway Arch grounds; Police said.

Upon their arrival, a police investigation “revealed the victim sustained fatal injuries after he jumped from an 11th-floor balcony and landed on a lower roof that is accessible from the third floor.”

In a statement, his firm says it is “shocked and devastated.” Police believe the 61-year-old died by suicide.