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Police Investigating After Person Found Dead in Laundry at Atlantic City Hotel

An investigation is underway in Atlantic City after authorities say a body was found in laundry at a hotel along the boardwalk.

Police said Atlantic Palace Suites, on the boardwalk at New York Avenue, contacted them about 7 a.m. when someone found the body in a laundry basket. The body was originally reported to be in a laundry chute at the hotel.

The circumstances surrounding the person's death were unknown early Sunday. Detectives were at the hotel investigating later Sunday morning.

The person's identity and the circumstances surrounding the death were unknown, and there were conflicting reports about whether the body was that of a man or woman.

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