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Man dies after slip and fall from Playa del Carmen hotel balcony

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An area visitor who fell from a second floor balcony Monday was found dead by hotel staff. The unidentified man reportedly slipped and fell from his second floor hotel balcony in the city’s center.

Authorities were told of the accident after the hotel manager made the report to emergency 911. Hotel employees and other guests attempted to help the man who was located laying on the concrete ground, but he had already died.

It is believed the man may have slipped and fallen due to recent rains. Police interviewed hotel staff. The body has been sent for an autopsy to confirm the official cause of death. The identity of the deceased was not provided.