Person dies after fall from Myrtle Beach hotel balcony, making 3 deaths in 3 weeks


Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — A person is dead after falling from a balcony at the Island Vista Resort, located at 6000 N. Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, according to Captain Joey Crosby with Myrtle Beach police.

Officers are on scene investigating.

This is the third death related to a hotel balcony in the last three weeks.

On June 20, a 66-year-old Raleigh man died after he fell from a balcony at the Patricia Grand Hotel. On July 3, a woman committed suicide by jumping off a balcony the Westgate resort.

We have a crew heading to the scene and will bring you updates as they come in.

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