A young man has died after falling 16 floors from the balcony of a high-rise apartment block in Pyrmont overnight.
Emergency services were called to Bayview Waters apartments on Saunders St at around 3.30am.
Upon arrival, paramedics found the man with critical injuries.
Police are believed to be treating the fall as accidental.
A male friend looked distressed as he was questioned by police in the lobby of the apartments.
Sydney Local Area Command are investigating and are speaking with a number of witnesses in an effort to establish how the man came to fall.