Man dies after falling from hotel balcony - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Update: Man dies after falling from hotel balcony

Posted:

A deadly start to the Labor Day week in St. Joseph.

Police say a man fell from a fifth floor balcony at the Silver Beach Hotel Saturday night.

That man has been identified as 38-year-old David Ginter of Hebron, Indiana.

It happened around 8:45pm.

Ginter was unresponsive and taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Foul play is not suspected, although police believe alcohol may have been a factor.

The hotel released a statement Sunday saying the man was a regular guest and, "We all knew him by name and it is with deep sadness this morning to know that we will not be seeing him here again."

The incident is still under investigation by the St. Joseph Department of Public Safety.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.