Cristian Velez-Hurtado dies after falling through roof of former Malboro State Hospital

Malboro State Hospital roof accident death of Cristian Velez-Hurtado – Obituary

33-year-old Cristian Velez-Hurtado has died after falling through the roof of the former Malboro State Hospital. He was working on the roof at the abandoned psychiatric hospital on Newman Springs Road at about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

The accident happened when Cristian stepped on an unstable part of the roof structure and fell through.

The death of Cristian has been ruled an accident as it remains under investigation. More information will be made available.

Most of the buildings at the former hospital have been demolished. It was closed in 1998.