Fayetteville man dies after fall from balcony


"Fayetteville police are investigating after a man fell to his death at the Cardinal Apartments on W. Center Street just before 3 a.m. Friday.

Police identified the victim as University of Arkansas student, Brian Gray Colton, age 26, of Fayetteville.

Evidence indicates that Colton was attempting to jump from a 4th floor window to an adjacent balcony when he fell, according to a release sent by Sgt. Craig Stout.

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. 

Colton's body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy, Sgt. Stout said.

40/29 News reached out to the Cardinal Apartments for a comment, but they declined due to the pending investigation."

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