Police: 22-year-old dies after falling from Ocean Boulevard hotel balcony

Police: 22-year-old dies after falling from Ocean Boulevard hotel balcony
MBPD is investigating after reports of a fall from a balcony. (Source: Ian Klein WMBF)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department is still investigating Sunday after a man reportedly fell off a high-rise hotel balcony in Myrtle Beach.

According to a City of Myrtle Beach Police Report 22-year-old Jacob Matthews died after falling from a hotel balcony on Ocean Boulevard Saturday evening.

MBPD spokesperson Cpl. Tom Vest says officers were called to 7100 N Ocean Blvd just before 6 p.m. That address matches the Ocean Reef Resort.

No further details were released into what led up to the reported fall.

WMBF News will update this story with any new information when it becomes available.

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