MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Horry County Coroner says a Sumter man died after falling from a balcony at a Myrtle Beach hotel. 

Coroner Robert Edge identified the victim as 22-year-old Jacob Matthews. Matthews died on September 14 after falling from the 15th floor of the Ocean Reef Hotel in Myrtle Beach. 

Edge told WBTW-TV that Matthews had been staying at the hotel with his mother. While she was napping, he went to take pictures at the balcony, and somehow fell off.

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Edge says they're considering this an accident, and there will not be an autopsy.

He told the station that his office typically sees a few deaths from people falling from balconies in the area every year.