Balcony fall sends man to hospital

Horry County, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A 31-year-old man fell from a third story balcony early Wednesday morning after he was caught in midst of an extramarital affair, according to police.

Sgt. Robert Kegler, spokesman for Horry County Police, said officers were dispatched to an apartment on Rexford Court at 1 a.m. A witness on scene told investigators the 31-year-old man was attempting to leave the apartment by climbing down the outside of the building when he fell.

The man, according to officials, landed in a patch of grass beneath the third story balcony.

Horry County Fire Rescue transported the man to the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center for a hip and leg injury.

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