Woman who fell from balcony on St. Patrick's Day still alive, listed in critical condition

Posted at 12:12 PM, Mar 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 16:56:39-04

After conflicting reports given to News 5 by the Cleveland Police Department Sunday, authorities have confirmed that the 20-year-old woman who fell from a bar balcony on St. Patrick's Day is alive and is in critical condition.

Cleveland police Detective Reginald Lanton confirmed in an email to News 5 that the woman is listed in critical condition. 

Lanton originally said in a press release Sunday morning that the woman had died. Later in the day, he said he was given conflicting information about her condition. 

Megan Keefe, 20, fell from a bar balcony inside Spirits Restaurant & Bar on West 6th Street around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

?Credit: Spirits Bar.

Police are still investigating the incident but said foul play is not suspected.

Keefe's Facebook page says she is a nursing student at Cuyahoga Community College. She also works for the Brew Garden in Middleburg Heights. 

Spirits Bar was closed by the Cleveland Fire Department for unsafe railings, a blocked exit and out of date fire extinguishers and remained closed as of Monday.