PORTLAND, Maine — A man is dead after police say he went out for a cigarette and fell off a third-floor balcony.

A lieutenant with the Portland Police Department says a 54-year-old man leaned against a balcony railing and it gave way. The man fell and landed in the back yard at 563 Cumberland Ave at around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Detectives are investigating the man’s death. His identity hasn’t been released.