American hypnotist falls to his death from balcony in Australia

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An American hypnotist has died after falling from the balcony of an apartment while performing in Australia.

Dr Scott Lewis was found on a fourth floor balcony after falling from the 11th floor, The Guardian reports.

Police say he was staying at the apartment complex in Pyrmont while performing at the Sydney Opera House.

According to Sky News, police have ruled out suspicious circumstances and are yet to determine if Dr Lewis' death was due to "misadventure or self-harm".

In a statement, Sydney Opera House said Dr Lewis "was a wonderful performer and he will be greatly missed".

He had performed at Las Vegas Riviera Hotel for nine years.

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