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Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

A 19-year-old woman has turned herself in to Canadian police to face charges of allegedly throwing two chairs from a 45th storey balcony along a busy downtown Toronto street. Video of the incident sparked widespread outrage. Detective Todd Higo said Marcella Zoia would appear in court later Wednesday. A widely-viewed video shot from the apartment…


A 19-year-old woman has turned herself in to Canadian police to face charges of allegedly throwing two chairs from a 45th storey balcony along a busy downtown Toronto street. Video of the incident sparked widespread outrage.

Detective Todd Higo said Marcella Zoia would appear in court later Wednesday. Awidely-viewed videoshot from the apartment balcony shows a woman throwing one of the chairs, which plummets to the street below.

After receiving tips from the public, police identified her and asked her to turn herself in.

Video of woman throwing chair of 45th storey balcony in Canada – video

Zoia is charged with mischief endangering life, mischief endangering property and common nuisance.

The chairs landed near the front entrance of the towering condo, but there were no reports of injuries.

Constable David Hopkinson said the apartment was being used as a short-term rental.

“I just hope that people take from the example the consequences that will befall this woman. This is irresponsible behavior that is unacceptable,” Toronto’s mayor, John Tory, said.

“It was not just a lark gone bad. It was grossly irresponsible behavior that could have caused serious injury and death.”

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