4-year-old dies in fall from Florida resort balcony

Police say guest found child on ground

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A 4-year-old died Saturday in a fall from a resort balcony in Panama City, according to police.

The Panama City Police Department said officers were called to Laketown Wharf Resort when a guest found the child on the ground.

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Police said they believe the 4-year-old fell from a third-story balcony.

Authorities said the child’s family was visiting from Georgia.

No other information has been released.

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