Man on spring break in South Padre found dead

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Associated Press

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 6:32 PM

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old New Jersey man visiting South Padre Island for spring break has been found dead in a hotel room.

A news release from the city of South Padre Island that police and emergency officials responding to a call Wednesday morning about an unresponsive man found the body of 23-year-old Gerald Plescia. The man from Freehold, N.J., had been visiting the island with a group of classmates for spring break. His roommates had discovered him unresponsive.

The news release says foul play is not suspected and toxicology reports have been ordered.

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