UPDATE: Brit in Magaluf death fall identified as rugby player from Somerset 

Freddie Pring died after a fall from a Magaluf hotel balcony. Picture: Family/Facebook.

THE British tourist killed in a fall from a Magaluf, Mallorca, hotel has been named as 20-year-old Freddie Pring. 

He was a player for Minehead Barbarians RFC in Somerset. A statement from the club said: “It is with deepest sadness that we have to inform you that one of our own, Freddie Pring, has been involved in an accident abroad and has passed away. 

“Our love and condolences reach out to everyone that knew Freddie.” 

Friends have left many tributes to Mr Pring on social media, many changing their profile pictures to the Minehead Barbarians’ club logo in memory of him. 

The tragedy occurred yesterday (Friday, June 7)) at about 3am. Locals called emergency services when they saw something fall from a balcony. Local Police arrived to find Mr Pring in a critical condition. 

Medics gave him immediate aid, but he died at the scene. Police had to wake up the victim’s friends to tell them what had happened. 

He had been staying with them at a hotel called the Wave House. 


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