LINTHICUM, Md. (WMAR) - Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a sudden death at a Linthicum hotel.
At about 1:00 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the Embassy Suites Hotel in the 1300 block of Concourse Drive for a report of a man who had fallen from the 7th floor balcony.
The man was identified as a 26-year-old active duty member of the Air National Guard that had just returned to the United States from an overseas deployment.
Witnesses told police that they saw the Airman climbing over the 7th floor balcony and hanging on the railing. Moments later, he fell to the ground.
The Airman was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The exact cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the State Medical Examiner. Police say there were no signs of foul play or an apparent suicide, however, witnesses described the Airman as being intoxicated.
It is believed that alcohol may have been a factor.
The name of the Airman and his home state have not yet been released, pending notification of out of state family members.
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