Ocean City Officials Investigating Deadly Fall From Hotel Balcony

Ocean City, MD: (July 13, 2020) – The Ocean City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating a fatal fall from a third-floor balcony at a 29th Street hotel, officials said Monday.

On Sunday, July 12, 2020, at approximately 2:55 a.m. Ocean City police responded to the area of 29th Street and Baltimore Avenue to assist Ocean City EMS after Caleb McCurdy, 22, Ocean City, MD, had fallen from a third-story balcony. Officers and Ocean City EMS initiated medical treatment upon arrival. McCurdy was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center by Maryland State Police Trooper 4 where was later pronounced deceased.

Officials said preliminarily, investigators believe that the incident was accidental, however, the cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, MD in the coming days.

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