Panama City man dead after balcony fall


PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Panama City Beach Police are investigating a death they say happened because of a balcony fall.

Police responded to Long Beach Resort around 8:50 p.m. Thursday night. When officers got there, they say EMS and Fire Rescue were performing CPR on a man lying on the ground.

Police identified the man as Thomas Herndon, 52, of Panama City. He was pronounced dead shortly after police arrived.

Investigators say it appears Herndon fell from his 5th floor balcony. There is no foul play suspected.