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Teen falls to death from second story at La Cantera Resort while celebrating 16th birthday

Jorge Julian Fernandez | GoFundMe Campaign

SAN ANTONIO – After a fall from the second-floor window at a La Cantera Resort last week, a teenager has succumbed to his injuries at a nearby hospital.

The teenager, Jorge Julian Fernandez, was said to be celebrating his 16th birthday with friends when he fell from the second floor through a window or a sliding glass door.

Further details have not been released, however, a statement was given to KENS 5 by John Spomer, Vice President and Managing Director of La Cantera Resort and Spa saying, “ An unfortunate incident occurred yesterday at approximately 6:00 p.m. when a male teenager jumped from a second-floor balcony. Our hearts and thoughts are with his family and friends as he remains hospitalized. We commend and extend our appreciation to first responders and resort staff for their immediate actions.”

The incident was said to have happened on July 23 and after being placed in a medically induced coma, Fernandez didn’t survive.

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for Fernandez’s family.

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