Model Dies In Hotel Balcony Fall

Police have launched an investigation after a model fell to her death from an apartment balcony at a hotel in Manchester.

Latvian model Laura Pahomova, 23, fell nine floors to a balcony below at the Light Boutique Aparthotel in Manchester where she rented a flat.

A number of delegates who where attending the Labour party conference where staying at the hotel.

The model was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman commented: "On September 30 at 11.40am emergency services were called to a block of flats in Joiner Street, Piccadilly Gardens, following reports a woman had fallen from her balcony.

"Officers attended and found a 23-year-old woman had fallen from a balcony several floors up and landed on another balcony nine floors below.

"She suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the death."


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