Woman Vacationing in Tenerife Dies After Falling 12 Stories
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A 25-year-old woman on vacation in Tenerife, the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, died Friday morning after falling off the 12-story balcony of an apartment, the Independent reported.
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The woman is believed to have been British but has not been named, according to the Independent. She was on vacation in Tenerife with her partner and their 5-year-old daughter since mid-May. They were staying at the Paraiso del Sur apartment block, which is near the popular tourist destination of Playa Paraiso.
The woman’s partner, a British man, has been arrested in connection with the incident. Police told the Independent that he will appear in a local court.
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The couple was seen on TV cameras as they first arrived at the apartment, and the footage appears to show the man kicking and punching the woman, the Independent said.
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