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Taking “Extended Stay” about as Far as it Can Go

“Obviously anytime you find someone deceased, it’s upsetting,” says Lt. Robert Pelton of the Altamonte Springs (Fla.) Police Dept., which was called by the manager of an “extended stay” hotel. “But here it’s a suspicious death.” What made him think so? The three victims, aged 37 to 49, had been shot. “It’s just very preliminary. We hope to learn more as the investigation goes on,” he said. “So we want to know why these individuals lay deceased inside this room.” (RC/WESH Orlando) ...It’s just a wild guess, but I’m going to go with murder.
Original Publication Date: 31 July 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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