08/24/2012 08:45 EDT | Updated 10/24/2012 05:12 EDT

Mississauga man dies in Cuba after apparent balcony fall

A Canadian man has died while on vacation in Cuba.

Media reports say the man was from Mississauga, Ont., and was killed after falling from a hotel balcony on Wednesday.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that a Canadian citizen recently died in Cuba, but did not release his identity.

Foreign Affairs extended condolences to the citizen's family and said it is standing by to offer assistance if needed.