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Police investigate body found at Northwood hotel

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Northwood police are investigating after a man was found dead inside an area hotel room.

The body of Johnny Ray Willett Jr., 48, was found on the second floor of America's Best Value Inn and Suites on Oregon Road Friday afternoon.

Northwood police say a maid discovered the body Friday afternoon in one of the rooms. She alerted authorities, who were already at the hotel for a drug sweep.

It's unclear at this time if the two incidents are related.

Records show Willett checked into the hotel late Thursday night for a one-night stay.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday morning at the Lucas County Coroner's Office.

Police say the death is possibly a drug overdose, but, until they know more, they're treating it as a homicide investigation.
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