Man’s Fatal Fall from Hotel Balcony Under Investigation


The V.I. Police Department is investigating after a man fell from a balcony and died Wednesday night at the Marriott Frenchman’s Cove in Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas.

Police responded to a 911 call at 9:07 p.m. about a man falling off the balcony, according to a VIPD press release.

When police arrived, they reportedly met with the Emergency Medical Technicians who were treating the man, identified as 24-year-old Reshad F. Hoque. However, he had succumbed to his injuries, the release stated. The cause of death is pending the Medical Examiner’s findings, it said.

This case is currently being investigated by the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ext., 5569, or 340-714-9830. They can also contact 911, or Crime Stoppers V.I. at (800) 222-8477.