CFO of Bed Bath & Beyond Gustavo Arnal committed suicide by jumping from the 18th level of the "Jenga" tower in Manhattan.
A few days after Bed Bath & Beyond said it will close stores and lay off staff in an effort to turn around its struggling company, the incident came to light.
The 52-year-old was found unconscious and injured, according to the New York City Police Department.
The New York City Medical Examiner's Office determined that Arnal's death was a suicide.
Bed Bath & Beyond issued a press release on Sunday confirming his death but providing no further information.
Bed Bath & Beyond has experienced recent turbulence: In August, its shares experienced an enormous run-up from $5.77 to $23.08 within just over two weeks.
Bed Bath & Beyond announced plans to liquidate 150 locations, lay off staff, and change its merchandising approach in an effort to turn around its failing company.