Woman Found Dead With 2 Monkeys, A Note & An ‘Incoherent’ Man In Florida Hotel Room

A woman was found dead along with two live monkeys and a note in a Florida hotel room.

The body of Linda Marie Smith was discovered in a North Port, Florida, Budget Inn. According to CNN, two Capuchin monkeys were found in crates along with an incoherent unidentified man who required medical attention.

“There was no obvious signs of trauma to Smith’s body,” police commented. “The cause of death is undetermined at this point. The medical examiner will soon conduct an autopsy.”

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WTSP Tampa Bay Sarasota also reports that a note was located in the hotel room, but what was written hasn’t been divulged as of yet.

With an unknown cause of death, the medical examiner will conduct an autopsy on the 59-year-old’s body in the near future. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which rescued the two monkeys, claim they are in good health.

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