Police suspect accidental death after man falls from northern Alberta balcony

A man has been killed in a plunge from an 11th-floor apartment balcony in Fort McMurray.

FORT MCMURRAY — A man has been killed in a plunge from an 11th-floor apartment balcony in Fort McMurray.

RCMP say the 27-year-old resident of the northern city tumbled from the complex on Saturday.

Emergency medical technicians were performing CPR on him by the time police arrived.

He was pronounced dead at hospital.

Mounties say it appears the death was accidental, based on witness accounts.

The man’s name has not been released and police are still investigating.