Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Brit dies from fall from 10th floor in Mallorca, Spain

According to local media, police in Mallorca are investigating the death of a 35-year-old British man who died after falling from the tenth floor of a building in the popular resort area of Magalluf on Tuesday.

The local newspaper, Diario de Mallorca reported that initially police thought the man had been murdered.

The man died after falling ten stories and landing on a car, parked in front of 5 Magalluf Avenue.  A local, out walking his dog, found the man's body at six o'clock on Tuesday morning.

The man, so far identified only by the initials D.L.K. was found wearing only a swimming costume and flip flops.

Further investigations on the scene revealed no signs of violence, and his injuries were consistent with his fall, according to police, who are now trying to determine if the man's death was a suicide or accident.

According to sources at the British Embassy in Madrid, they are aware of the death of a British citizen in Magalluf and consular services in Mallorca are providing support to the family of the man.