Post lockdown party ends in tragedy after man plummets to his death from a balcony in Surfers Paradise
- The man, 19, was partying with group of friends at a Gold Coast apartment, QLD
- He fell off a four storey balcony to his death in Surfers Paradise on Friday night
- Four people suspected to have overdosed on drugs were taken to hospital
A 19-year-old man has fallen to his death after fallen from a balcony in Surfers Paradise and four others have been taken to hospital suspected of overdosing on drugs.
The Brisbane man was having a post lockdown party with a group of friends at an apartment building on the Gold Coast, Queensland, when he fell four storeys on Friday night.
He was found dead at the bottom of an apartment building on View Avenue at around 3.19am.
The Brisbane man, 19, was having a post lockdown party with a group of friends at an apartment building on the Gold Coast , Queensland, when he fell four storeys on Friday night
Queensland Ambulance told Daily Mail Australia seven people were assessed at the scene.
Four people suspected to have overdosed on drugs were taken to Robina Hospital in a stable condition.
Two other people have been taken into custody.
A police investigation has been launched into how the man fell and they urge any witnesses with information to come forward.
On May 15, Queensland began to ease coronavirus restrictions with home gatherings limited to a maximum of five visitors from separate households.
This man’s death is just the latest in a series of accidents where young people have fallen from tall buildings in Surfers Paradise.
Liam Kearns, 22, from Christchurch in New Zealand, fell from the 15th floor of the Breakers North building in Surfers Paradise, on the Gold Coast, around 12.30 on on November 13, 2019.
Hamish Bidgood, 18, fell to his death from a balcony after taking nitrous oxide during Schoolies celebrations at the Surfers Regent Apartments.
More to come.