- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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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