Balcony Fall Kills Spring Breaker

A 21 year old Spring Breaker from Wisconsin died early Saturday in a balcony fall at Panama City Beach.

Killed was Jacob M. Winkler of Menomonee Falls, WI.

Winkler fell from a 7th floor balcony a few minutes before 2:00 AM at the Gulf Crest condominiums in the 8700 block of Surf Drive.

Panama City Beach Police, Bay County Paramedics and Beach Fire Rescue arrived within minutes and say Winkler died at the scene almost instantly.

Police investigators say there was no sign of foul play.

The Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy and an investigation into the death


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