South Carolina

2 teens who died after falling from Myrtle Beach hotel balcony identified

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Two teenage girls died after authorities said they fell from the balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina.

Myrtle Beach police Lt. Joey Crosby told news outlets that police were called just before 4 p.m. Wednesday and found two bodies at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel.

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Horry County Coroner Robert Edge identified the girls as Daniela Alejandra Arriaza Flores, 16, and Amber Franco, 17, according to WPDE.

Both girls were students at Myrtle Beach High School. Online school district calendars show that school is on spring break this week.

More details on the deaths have not been released, including the distance that the girls fell. Crosby said authorities do not suspect foul play in the deaths.

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