On the heels of yesterday’s report about West Palm Beach’s latest efforts to curb night club drunkenness and violence –
Roxy’s Pub, in the entertainment district of downtown WPB, was the site of a woman’s death early Monday morning. The Pub is on the same popular Clematis Street bound by a 2004 ordinance, which allows no more than two nightclubs or bars on each block. At the time the ordinance was established, Mayor Lois Frankel described the street as a haven of nighttime violence, which she attributed to a booming nightclub scene.
The 39-year-old woman reportedly fell to her death from the top deck of the Pub, two stories up, around 1:30 a.m. The incident is under investigation. The Sun Sentinel reported that a man who claimed to witness her death told WPEC-Ch. 12 that it appeared the woman intentionally jumped, following an argument with a man at the bar. Other witnesses say the woman lost her balance and accidentally fell.
She leaves behind two young children and a job with Senior Helpers, a home health aide company that provides companions for elderly residents.