Miami Beach Police Find Dead Man at Marseilles Hotel

Nothing rings in the new year like a suspicious death in Miami Beach.

According to city police spokeswoman Det. Vivian Hernandez, homicide detectives are investigating a dispute between a couple who were staying at the Marseilles Hotel at 1741 Collins Ave.

Police found the man dead in his room early on New Year's Day.

Police received a call about the lovers' spat at the hotel. When officers arrived, hotel security had intervened, but the man was dead, according to Hernandez. She said his death is unknown and that authorities will have to wait for autopsy results to determine the cause of death.

Miami Beach police have not released the names of the man and woman.

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