British tourist, 20, falls to his death from second floor of Magaluf hotel at 3am
- Briton named locally as Frederick Alexander MacVicar, died in Magaluf Friday
- 20-year-old was discovered badly injured outside a tobacco shop around 3am
- Medics were called but the man died before he could be taken to hospital
- Police say it is unclear if he jumped or fell and are investigating the death
A British tourist has died after plunging from the second-floor of a hotel in Magaluf.
The 20-year-old, named locally as Frederick Alexander MacVicar, was found lying on the ground close to death by a tobacco shop around 3am Friday morning.
Police and emergency services tried to save his life but he passed away at the scene.
A British man, named locally as Frederick Alexander MacVicar, 20, has died after he fell from the second floor of the Wave House hotel in Magaluf around 3am on Friday. He was found badly injured outside a tobacco shop (pictured)
He was staying in a room with friends at the hotel near to where he was found – called the Wave House.
Well-placed sources said Civil Guard officers woke up his pals to tell them the bad news because they were sleeping and knew nothing about the tragedy.
The incident is now being investigated to see if the man jumped or fell by accident.
A police source confirmed: ‘The dead man is a British 20-year-old. An investigation is underway.’
A spokesperson for the British Foreign Office said: ‘We are assisting the family of a British man who has died in Magaluf, and we are in contact with the local Authorities.’
Police say it is unclear if the Briton, who was on holiday with friends at the time he died, jumped or fell from the hotel (pictured). An investigation is underway
No-one was immediately available for comment at the Sol Wave House Hotel, part of the prestigious Sol Melia Group of hotels.
The four-star hotel overlooks the beach and sea front promenade in Magaluf.
It is home to an outdoor surf simulator and pool with artificial waves.
The hotel boasts on its website of offering guests ‘an elegant stay packed with fun.’