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SCMPD investigating after Colombian national found dead in downtown Savannah hotel

Published: Feb. 28, 2015 at 2:03 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 30, 2015 at 1:03 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating after a Bogata, Colombia man was found dead in a downtown Savannah hotel.

Andres Felipe Blackburn Cardona, 43, was found by cleaning staff of a Broughton Street hotel just before 2 p.m. on Thursday. Foul play is not suspected at this time. Cardona was a member of a political family from Colombia whose disappearance has been the subject of national news in that country.

Cardona checked into the hotel on Wednesday. The investigation is continuing following an autopsy. The Colombian government and victim's family have been informed.

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