Cancun, Q.R. — A man of Russian nationality died Wednesday evening after falling from a sixth-floor balcony. According to the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE), the man died after accidentally falling from a private balcony in the Altura Residencial Cumbres of Cancun.
Police responding to the Wednesday evening accident arrived at the condos on Guayacán Avenue to find the man dead on the ground below. Paramedics were called, however, it is believed he died instantly after sustaining head injuries from the eight-meter fall after breaking through the glass balcony.
Reports say the man was with friends and family when the fall happened. The consumption of alcoholic beverages is being considered as a possible factor in the man’s death. The body has been transferred to the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) for an autopsy.
The FGE’s report did not clarify if the man was a resident or visitor to Cancun.