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British woman dies in Benidorm hotel balcony fall

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Image caption Danielle Hall was taking a week-long break in the popular Spanish resort of Benidorm

A British woman has died in a fall from a balcony in Spain.

Danielle Hall, 21, fell from the ninth floor of the Bermudas Apartment Hotel on the Avenida de Esto-colmo in Benidorm in the early hours of Sunday, Spanish police confirmed.

She is believed to be from Northumberland and had arrived in the resort the previous day with her boyfriend and his family.

Spanish Police are investigating the circumstances of Miss Hall's death.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said in a statement: "We are providing support to the family of a British national who has died in Benidorm, Spain.

"We are in contact with local authorities."

Northumbria Police said they had been made aware of the incident and were liaising with Miss Hall's family.

She had previously worked at the Tesco Extra store in Hexham in Northumberland in the catering department and was employed by Compass.

A spokeswoman for Compass said: "We are greatly saddened to hear about Danielle's death.

"Although only employed by us for a short while, Danielle was a well-liked and valued employee who will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with her family and friends". ‚Äč

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