The British tourist who died after falling from the seventh floor of a hotel in Istanbul turned out to be a footballer from Scotland, Anthony McDowell. It is reported by Metro.
The 28-year-old athlete was vacationing in Turkey with his girlfriend. He arrived in Istanbul on September 15th. The next day, McDowell fell out of a window and crashed to his death.
The former club for which McDowell played, Southside United have already reacted to the athlete's death. “Anthony was instrumental in raising the team in class. He was a great player and more importantly a good guy, ”the club said in a statement.
On July 18 it became known that the Russian and Australian figure skater Ekaterina Aleksandrovskaya fell out of the window of a six-story building. Law enforcement officers found a suicide note in the athlete's apartment.