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Man found dead at Palmer House in Loop

CHICAGO — A man was found dead at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in the Loop.

The 54-year-old man was found unresponsive in a hotel locker room around 1 a.m. Thursday in the first block of East Monroe Street. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The man has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as David Perez. A source said he appears to have been an employee.

Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.