Dearborn teen dies on spring break in Cancun after falling from balcony

Ahmed Altaii (WDIV)

DEARBORN, Mich. – Authorities say a 19-year-old from Dearborn was killed in Cancun, Mexico on Saturday night.

The Mexican Municipal Secretariat of Public Security and Transit said Ahmed Altaii was on vacation with his girlfriend when he fell from his hotel room's balcony on the seventh floor.

Grief counselors are on hand at Fordson High School in Dearborn for students who knew Altaii.

Police are investigating what led to the deadly fall. 

Friends of Altaii have set up a GoFundMe to help the family with funeral costs. You can donate here.

You can watch Larry Spruill's story below.