Assistance being provided to family after boy, 14, dies following balcony fall on holiday

It is being reported that an Irish teen, aged 14, has died after he fell from a hotel balcony in Majorca.

The boy had fallen around 20 feet and had been fighting for his life in intensive care in hospital.

A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs has told The Journal.ie that it was providing consular assistance to the teenager’s family after he fell 20ft at the four-star Eix Lagotel hotel in the resort of Playa de Muro.

The Journal.ie go on to report that the teenager may have fallen in a freak accident after losing his balance while sitting on a chair on a balcony.

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