The official story: The apartment block janitor was in the apartment cleaning, the glass was about 4ft by 6ft tall the janitor swung it open to let in some fresh air, Conor ran straight through the window .. Eric arrived five minutes later.
Eric Clapton tells this tragic story in his book Clapton, "he was at his apartment in NY and as he was getting ready to walk over to Lori's apartment to pick she and Conor up for a trip to the Zoo and out to eat, his phone rang around 11 AM.
It was Lori she was hysterical and told him Conor was dead, Eric was at first in complete shock and disbelief even asking her "are you sure," she told him Conor had fallen to his death from a 53rd floor window.
When Eric arrived this is what he said and I quote, "by talking to the police and the doctors I established what had happened without even having to go into the room, the main sitting room had windows along one side that went from floor to ceiling, and they could be tilted open for cleaning.
There were no window guards however since the building was a condominium and escaped the normal building regulations, on this morning the janitor was cleaning the windows and had temporarily left them open.
Conor was racing about the apartment playing a game of hide and seek with his nanny, and while Lori was distracted by the janitor's warning her about the danger, he simply ran into the room and straight out the window. He then fell 49 floors before landing on the roof of an adjacent four-story building." Clapton
Bullsh*t .. the windows on tower apartment blocks do not swing open, the absence of statements from the nanny and the janitor, shots of the window that was allegedly left open, and details of where on the building the deceased is alleged to have fallen, means the case must remain open!
Postulate that the group of ppl on the roof of the Daughters of Cincinnati building, formerly the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society library at 122 East 58th Street, are gathered around the body of the deceased, in a place that is almost directly under the observation deck of the Galleria tower!
Television and newspaper reports in Brisbane Australia on the evening of 20 March 1991, said Eric Clapton had taken his son Conor to the Zoo in New York, the next morning's broadcast said Conor had plunged to his death, while that evening's news said EC was being held in custody in New York, and that he had had sought legal advice.
Similar news on the evening of September 11, 2001, said that Lleyton Hewitt who had won the US Tennis Open at Flushing Meadow in NY the day before, would be visiting the World Trade Center .. which was as of that time in Australia less than five hours from impact!