SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) — A man was decapitated by the rope he used to hang himself in a Santa Monica parking garage Wednesday.

The suicide was reported at about 12:40 p.m. The man was found on the seventh floor of parking structure four in the 1300 block of Second Street, according to Santa Monica police. The garage is located a block away from the Third Street Promenade.

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People were talking about the incident on social media, including one Twitter user who said she actually saw the man jump an several others who saw the body and head.

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Less than a mile away on the 1500 block of Fifth Street, a man was taken into custody after police tried to get him down from a tree for about three hours. Police said the man had “obvious mental health issues” and began acting erratically, throwing down branches starting at around 9:45 a.m. He was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation just before the suicide was reported blocks away.

Anyone contemplating suicide, or who knows someone contemplating suicide, can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255.

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