According to a police source, Aska told investigators that he threw the 9-year-old boy off the roof after they got into a fight. The boys are not related, but live in same the building.
It was unclear what started the fight or how the two ended up on the roof.
Neighbors said the boy cried "Mommy! Mommy!" after hitting the sidewalk outside his apartment building, the newspaper said.
Sources and witnesses said Casmine Aska, who lived on the fourth floor, pulled the screaming boy from his third-floor apartment and dragged him to the roof, the newspaper said.
"He was saying,'Stop!'" said a neighbor, who did not want to give her name.
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