Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Mount Laurel Police Chief Judy Lynn Schiavone announced that an investigation is being conducted into the death of a man whose body was found this morning at the Rodeway Inn on Route 73 in Mount Laurel.
The investigation began after officers from the Mount Laurel Police Department were called to the hotel just before 10 a.m. They found the decedent, whose name is being withheld at this time, outside of a room near a stairwell.
An autopsy will be performed by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood to determine the cause and manner of death.
A person of interest has been taken into custody. Additional information will be released tomorrow.
The investigation is being conducted by the Mount Laurel Police Department and the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, with assistance from the Camden County Police Department, the Cherry Hill Police Department and the Evesham Township Police Department.