Last updated on August 1, 2016
Isla Mujeres, Q.R. – An American woman has died after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel on the island of Isla Mujeres.
The accident happened in the early evening hours of Saturday when a 22-year-old female by the name of Sarah Rodriguez fell to her death from her balcony of Hotel Villas del Palmar. The woman fell into the garden area near the pool of the hotel where she was seen by on-duty staff.
Emergency 066 received a call of an unconscious woman lying in the green space of the hotel. When paramedics arrived, they found the woman without vital signs. Her travel companion was taken for questioning.
A medical exam revealed the woman died of spinal trauma from the fall.
The Attorney General’s Office said that there will be a thorough investigation to determine whether or not the fall was an accident.