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US woman dies after falling off of a balcony in Mexico


Cancún, Mexico– Officials in Mexico are reporting that a 20-year-old US woman has died from her injuries after she fell off of a balcony while vacationing in the area.
According to her obituary, Leah Pearse of Newburyport, Massachusetts died on January 6th after she became locked out of her Airbnb and attempted to scale the wall to the third-story balcony.
Pearse was said to have slipped and died instantly.
Pearse wanted to become a nurse and was studying at Simmons University in Boston while working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Mass General Hospital.
Her obituary described her as “an outstanding individual who encompassed the full range of human emotions with such a depth and compassion for others that her presence was bright and brilliant for all who knew her.”