North Port police

North Port police ID woman’s body found at Budget Inn

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A woman was found dead at the Budget Inn, 14000 Tamiami Trail, on Friday, North Port police said.

Police identified the woman as 59-year-old Linda Marie Smith of Arcadia. There were no obvious signs of trauma to Smith’s body, authorities said.

A medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

A man also found in the room was incoherent and received medical attention, police said. He is being questioned for his involvement.

Two small monkeys found in cages in the room have been taken by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, officials said.

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