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Fort Collins police say no chemical hazard found in Fort Collins hotel room with body

Posted at 3:54 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 20:29:54-05

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Police in Fort Collins said they found a deceased person and "a possible chemical hazard" in a hotel room Thursday afternoon, though they ruled out the hazard later in the afternoon.

At 12:35 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Fort Collins Police Department responded to a welfare check along the 1500 block of N. College Avenue.

Inside a hotel room, they found a person who had died. Around 2:15 p.m., police said they noticed indications of "a possible chemical hazard." However shortly before 6 p.m., police confirmed that the fire department did not find any indication of a public safety risk or the presence of a chemical hazard.

No other information was provided.