Clearwater, FL – Clearwater Man Arrested for Pushing Wife Off of Balcony

February 27, 2019

Clearwater, FL (February 27, 2019) – Early yesterday morning, February 26, a man identified as David Pittman, from Clearwater, was arrested after he pushed his wife off of a second-floor balcony.

Witnesses called police when they claimed that they heard a crashing sound and found the victim on the ground. Multiple people tried to aid and contacted police.

Deputies quickly arrived, where they spoke with the victim. She was able to tell them that Pittman pushed her with such force that she fell and broke the balcony railing. The victim had severe injuries, including fractures to her spine and fractured ribs. She is now receiving treatment in the ICU.

Pittman claimed that he had been drinking and did not know what happened until he saw the broken balcony and found the victim on the ground.

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