1 of 2 teens killed in Myrtle Beach hotel balcony fall attended Western Harnett High School

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Saturday, April 8, 2017
Camelot By the Sea Hotel
Camelot By the Sea Hotel
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MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (WTVD) -- Two teenage girls are dead after authorities say they fell from a balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina.

Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Joey Crosby said it happened just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. Officers found two bodies at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge identified the girls as 16-year-old Daniela Alejandra Arriaza Flores and 17-year-old Amber Franco. The cause of death for both teens was massive trauma from a fall.

A spokesperson for Horry County Schools said the girls were students at Myrtle Beach High School.

Harnett County Schools spokesperson Patricia Harmon-Lewis said Amber Franco was a student at Western Harnett High School for the 2015-2016 academic year.

She said the school's four counselors are available for anyone who needs assistance.

Police are still investigating what led to the two girls' deaths.

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