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Autopsy to confirm cause of death of woman found dead inside Cozumel hotel

Cozumel, Q.R. — An autopsy is underway after an American woman was found dead inside a hotel in Cozumel. The body of the unidentified woman was found by hotel staff on Saturday morning.

The 45-year-old woman was located at 6:50 a.m. in her bed. Staff of the hotel made the emergency call to the C5 Command Center reporting that a woman was found and believed deceased.

Police arrived and met with the manager of the hotel who detailed the room number and condition upon which the now-deceased was found. He was able to identify her and confirm she was from the United States.

An ambulance arrive moments after the emergency C5 call, but paramedics were only able to confirm she had died. An autopsy is planned to confirm the cause of death.