Police identify man killed in fall from Myrtle Beach hotel balcony

22-year-old dies after falling from Myrtle Beach hotel balcony, police say

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A 22-year-old man is dead after falling from a Myrtle Beach hotel balcony Saturday evening, officials said, WPDE reported.

Police said they were called to the Ocean Reef Resort around 6 p.m. after reports of someone falling from a balcony.

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The victim was identified as Jacob Matthews, according to WPDE.

A photographer with WPDE was at the scene and said investigators were taking photos on the 13th floor of the hotel.

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