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Man, 67, found dead in Clearwater motel room, police say

 
Clearwater police officers investigate the discovery of a 67-year-old man found dead in a motel room. [Clearwater Police Department]
Clearwater police officers investigate the discovery of a 67-year-old man found dead in a motel room. [Clearwater Police Department]
Published July 16, 2019

CLEARWATER — A 67-year-old man was found dead Tuesday in a motel room and there were signs that a fire had broken out inside, according to police.

The discovery was made at the Flamingo Motel, 1806 N. Fort Harrison Ave.

The man was last seen on Saturday, according to Clearwater police. His name will not be made public until his family is notified.

No cause of death has not yet been determined, police said. The medical examiner will start an investigation to determine the cause of death.

The state fire marshal's office is also investigating the incident.

No other details about the incident were released by police.

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