MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — An Ohio man died Friday after he fell from a 15th-floor balcony at a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, hotel, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.
The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Patricia Grand Hotel along North Ocean Boulevard, according to the coroner’s office.
Markell Hope, 34, of Akron, Ohio, died after falling while trying to do a handstand on the balcony, according to the coroner’s office.
His death has been considered accidental.
The Myrtle Beach Police Department is investigating.
No other information was immediately available.