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      Police investigating dead body, possible hazardous materials at hotel

      HORRY COUNTY (WPDE/WACH) --Horry County police are investigating the death of a person found at a Garden City hotel in the same room as possible hazardous materials, according to Lt. Robert Kegler with Horry County Police.

      Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said the person was found in a room at the Royal Garden Hotel on North Waccamaw Drive.

      Fowler said police are currently working to clear the room, and he will then be able to inspect the body.

      Kegler said police are investigating the death and have closed off the area because of the possibility that there are hazardous materials on scene.

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