Man with slashed throat found dead in Queens hotel: Police

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QUEENS — Hotel housekeepers made a horrifying discovery Friday when they found the body of a man whose throat had been slashed, police said.

Police investigate after they say a man was found dead with a slashed throat inside a La Quinta Inn hotel in Queens on June 1, 2018. (PIX11)

The man’s body was lying on the bed of a room at the La Quinta Inn on Queens Boulevard near 38th Street, bordering Sunnyside and Long Island City, according to police.

He was found dead by housekeeping, who called police around 2:20 p.m. Friday, officials said.

There was blood all over the room and a knife was found inside the bathroom, according to police.

The man has not been identified, but is 31 years old, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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