Man found dead of apparent suicide in Kill Devil Hills hotel parking lot

Published 3:01 pm Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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The Kill Devil Hills Police Department released a statement regarding a man found dead Wednesday morning in a hotel parking lot.

According to KDHPD, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at approximately 9 a.m., officers were dispatched to an unresponsive male in the parking lot of the Best Western Ocean Reef in the 100 block of S. Virginia Dare Trail.

“Upon arrival a 40 year old Hispanic male was found deceased in a vehicle in the parking lot,” stated the KDHPD press release. “Based on preliminary information from the investigation, the male had committed suicide several hours prior to discovery by a hotel employee.

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“As this is an active investigation and next-of-kin notifications are not complete, no further information can be released at this time,” the release concluded.