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METAIRIE,La. - A man was found dead in a Metairie hotel Friday afternoon, according to Jefferson Parish authorities.

The death is being treated as a homicide, according to the sheriff's office. The victim suffered slight trauma to the head and face. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The incident occurred at the LaQuinta hotel on the I-10 Service Road. The body was found sometime after 1 p.m.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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