Man Dies After Falling From Balcony at Westin Crown Center

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Police have released the name of the man who died on Wednesday when he fell from a 17th floor balcony at the Westin Crown Center.

According to police, the man is 20-year-old John Connor Schaible from Kansas City's Brookside neighborhood.

Police say his friends awoke and discovered he was missing. He was among a group of people staying at the hotel, which including friends and family.

Investigators say there aren't any signs of foul play, and are investigating the likelihood that drugs or alcohol were a factor.

A visitor to the hotel says he looked out and saw Schaible's body and then ran in and told his wife.

"I ran in and told her there was a body out there and she kind of gasped and came out and looked down. It was horrible. Just have to pray for the family," said Terry Topolski, a visitor from Omaha.

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