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Baton Rouge- area judge's grandson dies after falling off Pat O'Brien's balcony

Posted at 3:36 PM, Dec 01, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — A Baton Rouge area judge's grandson died after falling from a second-floor balcony at Pat O'Brien's Bar in the French Quarter.

Matthew Myles fell from a balcony at the corner of Bourbon and St. Peter streets, last week on Friday around 10:40 P.M.

According to New Orleans authorities and The Advocate, Police and paramedics took the critically injured Myles to University Medical Center in an ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

The autopsy by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office revealed that Myles died from blunt force injuries.

To read the original article from The Advocate,click here.

Pat O’Brien’s had not responded to The Advocate's requests for comment Wednesday afternoon. An employee of Finnegan’s, a pub across the street on the St. Peter side of Pat O’Brien’s, said she understood the fatal fall occurred at a private gathering for a 50th birthday party.

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