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Victim identified after hotel murder

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Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in the lobby of a Memphis hotel. Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in the lobby of a Memphis hotel.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in the lobby of a Memphis hotel.

Investigators identified the victim as 26-year-old Cortez Mallard Monday.

Police say paramedics pronounced him dead on inside the Homestead Suites' lobby.

The hotel, on Corporate near I-55, isn't far from the airport.

Police say Mallard was shot around 2:15 Saturday afternoon.

Police say homicide investigators need help solving this crime.

Anyone who has any information on the case should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

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