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Police investigating Monday morning death at Athens hotel

The investigation is ongoing.

Posted: Apr 19, 2021 10:46 AM
Updated: Apr 19, 2021 2:47 PM

Athens Police and the Limestone County coroner are investigating a death of a 48-year-old man at an Athens hotel.

Coroner Mike West said his office was called to Econo Lodge at 1500 Hwy. 72 in Athens on Monday morning.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said it was an attended death, meaning someone was there with the person who died.

He said the investigation is ongoing, and the cause of death is unknown.

West said the body has been taken to Huntsville for forensic examination.

Stay with WAAY 31 for updates.

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