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Man dies after fall from high-rise oceanfront hotel

Blue Water Resort
Blue Water Resort

A 64-year-old man died after officials say he jumped from the 15th floor of the Blue Water Resort at 2001 S. Ocean Blvd. in the first few minutes of Monday morning.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said the man jumped from the 15th floor at 12:18 a.m.

The man’s name has not yet been released as coroners work to notify the man’s next of kin.

Myrtle Beach police are investigating this incident.

Emily Weaver: 843-444-1722, @TSNEmily