On May 9, 2012, at approximately 4 p.m., Ocean City Police and Paramedics responded to the Holiday Inn hotel, located at 1701 Atlantic Avenue, regarding a person that had fallen onto the pool deck.
Emergency personnel located an unresponsive individual who appeared to have fallen from a hotel balcony. The individual was transported to Atlantic General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The deceased has been identified as Eric Austin Allen, 26, of Dayton, Maryland.
Allen’s remains were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland in Baltimore for autopsy. Ocean City detectives continue to investigate the manner and cause of death in this case.