Edmonton man falls to his death in Mexico

Mexican reports say Edmonton man Chris Rogers died in a fall from a balcony at a Mexican hotel....

Mexican reports say Edmonton man Chris Rogers died in a fall from a balcony at a Mexican hotel. (SUPPLIED)

Matt Dykstra, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:39 PM ET

A 21-year-old Edmonton-area man is dead after falling from a second-storey balcony at a Mexican resort.

According to Mexican blog Noticaribe News and confirmed by a close friend, 21-year-old Chris Rogers fell from a second-storey balcony at the Great Parnassus Hotel at the south end of Cancun's hotel zone sometime around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Rogers was completing his last year of an engineering degree at the University of Alberta.

The school offered condolences to Rogers' friends and family Wednesday.


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