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Body found in Florida hotel room believed to be slain

December 30, 2020 GMT

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered Tuesday afternoon by a hotel employee.

Broward County sheriff’s deputies are considering the death at a Dania Beach hotel to be suspicious, WPLG-TV reports. The body was found when the employee entered a guest room.

“Upon deputies’ arrival, they located an adult female unresponsive on the third floor of the hotel,” said Sgt. Donald Prichard. “Broward homicide detectives are classifying this as a suspicious death and are trying to identify the cause of death for the female.”


Some guests cut checked out of the hotel after learning of the death. Others were unable to get back to their rooms as crime scene technicians investigated the scene.