Police Investigate Homicide At Midtown Hotel

By Kori Lynch
|  Friday, Jan 7, 2011  |  Updated 11:45 PM EDT
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Police Investigate Homicide At Midtown Hotel

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West Hartford Police are still investigating a sexual assault that happened on Fern Street in October.

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A hotel known for drawing tourists into the busy streets of Times Square is now involved in a homicide investigation.

The body of a 65-year-old man was found dead inside his room at the InterContinental Hotel on West 44th Street Friday Night, according to the NYPD.

The medical examiner is working to determine a cause of death, but the victim was believed to have suffered head trauma.

Police are looking for a man who was seen with the victim earlier in the day. Investigators say his name is Renato Seabra. He's approximately 20 years old and was last seen wearing a black suit and a purple tie.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New York City Police Department's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. You can also log into the Crime stoppers web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (crimes) then enter TIP577.

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