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Body Found in Hotel Water Supply

9:26 PM, Feb 20, 2013   |    comments
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Health officials have issued a do-not-drink order at a downtown Los Angeles hotel where a missing Canadian woman's body was found in the rooftop water supply. 

The disclosure contradicts a previous police statement that the water had been deemed safe. 

Allen Solomon, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, said Wednesday that the agency's laboratory is analyzing the water from the rooftop cistern. Results are expected Thursday morning. 

A maintenance worker at the historic Cecil Hotel found the remains of 21-year-old Elisa Lam on Tuesday morning after guests complained about low water pressure.

 

Police are working to determine if her death was the result of foul play or an accident.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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