Body found in Florence motel being investigated as a homicide

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FLORENCE, Ala. (WZDX) - Florence police have identified the body of a woman found in a motel room Monday and now say the death is a homicide.

The victim was identified as Lula Teresa Addison, 54, Florence. Her body was found under a bed in Room 317 of the City Lodge motel at 400 S. Court Street Monday morning.

Police did not elaborate on how Addison died. They said an autopsy showed she did not die of natural causes and that foul play is suspected.

Police ask that anyone who was in the area of the motel between July 24 and Monday that may have information related to the case to contact them at (256) 768-2764. Confidential tips also can be sent via text message to "CRIMES" by typing "FPDTIP" plus the message.

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