A man has died after falling from the balcony of an apartment building on Saturday.

At 11:19 a.m. on Saturday, emergency crews rushed to an apartment building at 20 Emerald Street North in response to a call about the fall, the Hamilton Paramedic Service said in a statement. 

Paramedics found an adult male without vital signs on the ground outside of the building. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene, said Jevon Towns, a platoon commander with the Hamilton Paramedic Service.

Police were on scene into Saturday afternoon to conduct a probe into the death.

Staff Sgt. Mike Cunliffe described it as a "non-criminal" investigation.