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American tourist dies balcony jumping

Cancun, Q.R. — An American tourist died on Friday after falling from the third floor of a hotel balcony.

The accident happened at the Paradissus Hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone on Friday at 2:30 a.m. Staff at the hotel reported seeing two young men balcony jumping. They warned the men to stop, however, their warnings were ignored as one of them slipped and fell.

Emergency 066 was called to the hotel at kilometer 16.5 of the hotel zone where Tourist Police found the lifeless body of a 27-year-old man. The deceased, who was a guest at the hotel, has been identified only as J.A. Junior of Texas.

Hotel manager told police that the young men were seen balcony jumping at 1:50 a.m. and were told it was forbidden. Unfortunately, one of them slipped and fell to the ground from the third floor, dying from his injuries.

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