Teen girls die in fall from Myrtle Beach hotel
Posted April 6
Updated April 7
Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Two teenage girls died Wednesday afternoon after falling from a floor of the Camelot By the Sea Hotel in Myrtle Beach, according to officials.
Coroner Robert Edge confirmed that the deceased are a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl, both Myrtle Beach High School students. Their identities will be released later, Coroner Edge said.
Police are investigating the deaths, and say that foul play is not believed to be a related factor in the deaths, according to Myrtle Beach Police spokesman Joey Crosby.
Police said they were called to the hotel at about 4 p.m. and found two deceased people.