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Man found dead in Queens motel room

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Police say a 54-year-old man was found dead inside a motel room in Queens Saturday night. 

Officers arrived to the Crown Motor Inn on 74-01 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst around 11:40 p.m., where they found Joseph Benzinger of Middle Village unconscious and unresponsive on the floor. 

EMS arrived to the location and pronounced Benzinger dead upon arrival. 

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

 

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