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A woman fell to her death from a multi-story parking garage in Alhambra Thursday, and a man claiming to be her husband was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Officers went to 26 N. First St. shortly after 1 a.m. after receiving a call from a someone “who reported that his wife fell from the top level of the public parking structure,” Alhambra police Sgt. Steven Carr said.

Hui Li, 29, of Alhambra, died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

“The self-identified husband, 55-year-old Alhambra resident Russell Errett, cooperated with Alhambra police detectives who questioned him about the incident,” Carr said.

Russell Errett was arrested around 6:15 a.m. on suspicion of murder. He was being held on $1 million bail.

Police were working to verify if — as the suspect claimed — Errett and Li were married, Carr said.

According to police, Errett told police the couple’s 3-year-old daughter was in a car in the garage at the time the woman fell to her death. The child was found unharmed, police said.

Authorities planned to check for surveillance footage that may have captured the incident. Thursday afternoon, detectives were in the process of serving a search warrant at the suspect’s home, Carr said.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call Alhambra police at (626) 570-5157.

—City News Service

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