BR man dies after falling from hotel balcony in Orange Beach

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 2:00pm

 A Baton Rouge-native fell do his death in a tragic accident that happened in Orange Beach, AL on Labor Day.

We’re told Pham fell from the 8th floor balcony at the Hampton Inn Suits at roughly 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. He left Baton Rouge on Sunday for a vacation with his family.

“It's very sad,” Ashley Taylor, a guest at the hotel, said. “People outside looked pretty upset. I can't imagine losing someone in such a freak accident.

Police spent hours questioning the victim's family members and other beachgoers but couldn't find anyone who witnessed his fall. They're still trying to determine what exactly led up to his death.

Orange Beach police don't know if this was an accident, a suicide or if alcohol was involved. Investigators are still trying to piece everything together and awaiting autopsy results.

Although it’s still early in the investigation, authorities do not suspect foul play at this time.


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