Briton dies after “falling from balcony of Spanish hotel and killing passer-by”


A British man died in a Spanish hotel in a fall that killed another man, reports say.

A spokesman for the Department of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs said officials supported the family of a British national in Spain after a death at the Melia Don Pepe hotel in Marbella.

The spokesman said: “We support the family of a Briton after his death in Spain and are in contact with the local police”.

According to MailOnline, the British man was on a family vacation when he fell from a seventh-floor balcony of the five-star hotel in the early hours of Saturday and collided with a Spaniard who was on the terrace below.

The Malaga National Police said on the website: “I can confirm that two men died in a hotel in Marbella after one dived from the seventh floor and landed on top of each other.

“We are investigating. ”

Additional reporting by Press Association


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