Death of man found in motel room closet investigated

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VILLAGE OF MARATHON, Wis. (AP) — Marathon County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a motel room.

An autopsy Friday could help investigators determine how the man died. WSAW-TV reports the body was found Thursday afternoon in a motel room above a restaurant in the Village of Marathon.

Marathon City Police Chief Kory Gertschen says the body was found in a closet. The Wisconsin Crime Lab is assisting in the investigation.

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