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Naked Woman Injured in Fall From Santa Monica Rooftop

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Authorities in Santa Monica say what could have been "a party that went horribly wrong," led to a naked woman falling five stories from the rooftop of a building on Main Street yesterday afternoon, according to the Santa Monica Daily Press. The victim, described as "an Asian in her mid to late 20s with a shaved head," was on the roof of the One Life Natural Foods Market building near the corner of Main and Marine streets in the company of at least two others when she fell.

Those two others, a male and a female, were seen fleeing the scene after the woman's fall. Authorities caught up with the pair and detained them; witnesses say the man was also naked.

So what was going on up on the roof? Bare-assed fitness, maybe: "A witness who called 911 said that the woman was on the roof for 'quite a while' naked, doing what looked like yoga poses and possibly lost her balance and fell," says the SMDP. Witnesses also say they say the woman "dancing with a flag pole before moving to the edge of the building, where she sat dangling her feet over the edge." She appeared to have either lost her balance or propelled herself off the roof. The police are investigating to see if drugs or alcohol were involved.

The woman suffered injuries to her head, as well as compound fractures on her body.