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Man dies after jumping off third-floor apartment balcony in Denton

A 23-year-old man died Saturday after throwing himself off a third-floor balcony at The Ridge at North Texas apartments in the 2700 block of Colorado Boulevard, according to police and witnesses. 

John Bustoz of Cleveland, Texas, died at Medical City Denton at 3:40 p.m., hours after police found him unconscious at around 2:30 a.m. outside the apartment. Investigators do not suspect foul play, as it appears the wounds were self-inflicted, Denton police spokesman Shane Kizer said.

When Denton police and firefighters arrived at the scene, witnesses said Bustoz had been arguing with his girlfriend in the third-floor apartment. He then "suddenly went to the balcony, threw himself over the railing and fell to the ground," police said in a press release. 

Carol Lawson, a spokesman for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office, said local death investigators have completed an autopsy. However, they are still waiting on more police and toxicology reports before cause of death is officially determined, she said.