Woman dies after falling from Daytona Beach hotel balcony

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A woman in Daytona Beach fell to her death Tuesday morning from a seventh-story balcony of a hotel, police said.

A witness told police they heard yelling from a room at the Daytona Beach Club at 800 N. Atlantic Avenue.

Witnesses said they saw a woman hanging from the balcony as her boyfriend tried to pull her up, but she fell onto the pool deck.

“From the witness account, he was trying to pull her up,” said Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young.

Police said the woman was in her 50s.

Her boyfriend is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

Police later said the woman’s death appeared to be a suicide.

Investigators said it does not appear that the woman was visiting for spring break.

No other information has been released.

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