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Spain: Balcony Death Plunge Briton Named
An amateur rugby player who fell to his death from a fifth-floor hotel balcony in Spain has been named.
Alan Clare, 34, from Warrington, Cheshire, died hours after arriving for a stag party in the popular coastal resort of Benidorm.
Reports have suggested he may have been trying to climb on to the balcony through an open window after he was locked out of his room.
His body was found at the four-star Las Dalmatas Hotel near Levante Beach at around 3am on Saturday.
Known as Bundy to friends, Mr Clare played for Bank Quay Bulls rugby league club.
Friends have posted online tributes to him.
Lisa Geraghty wrote: "Absolutley amazed with whats happening for you alan ... you was so loved and its so sad its took something like this to show you what you meant to people xx."
Jill Malkin added: "RIP Gone too soon ... heaven has a gained a pure gentlemanAngel xx."
Kate Wright said: "Gone to soon 'god only takes the BEST' rip mate sadly missed xxxxxx."
Police are not treating Mr Clare's death as suspicious.