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Body found in Florence hotel

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Florence police are on the scene of a death investigation at a City Lodge. Florence police are on the scene of a death investigation at a City Lodge.
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Police are working a death investigation at a Florence hotel.

Police said they got a call around 11 a.m. Monday morning saying there was a dead body inside one of the rooms in the City Lodge at 400 S. Court Street. The body was found by an employee.

Investigators would not give specifics on where the body was found, but said they found the victim in a suspicious location. Police believe the victim had been in the room for a couple of days.

"They noticed a suspicious location of the body and that started the investigation, we've conducted some interviews, we've collect a bunch of items from the room and we're conducting as of right now a death investigation," said Cliff Billingsley with the Florence Police Department.

Investigators are not releasing the name of the victim at this time, however they said the body is that of a black female believed to be in her 50s. They are now looking for the last people to see the woman live.

Police are not releasing any more details at this time and are continuing to investigate.

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