Officers arrived outside the Camelot by the Sea Hotel in SC around 4 p.m. Wednesday where they found the two girls already dead, Myrtle Beach police spokesman Joey Crosby told WBTV.
Joey Crosby tells news outlets police were called just before 4 p.m. Wednesday and found two bodies at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel.
Coroner Robert Edge said the girls, ages 16 and 17, were bothMyrtle Beach High School students. He said a preliminary autopsy revealed the girls' causes of death to be massive trauma they suffered in the fall.
Crosby said the deaths don't appear suspicious in nature now; however, officers will continue to investigate to determine how the incident happened.
Teal Britton, Horry County Schools spokeswoman, said the girls were in 10th and 11th grades.
Myrtle Beach High School principal John Washburn said the teens were well-liked and "very valuable young people".