Woman’s Body Found Inside Long Beach Movie Theater


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A middle-aged woman was found dead inside a Long Beach movie theater on Friday, authorities said.

The woman was reportedly found unresponsive around 11:35AM at the bottom of a stairwell inside one of the Edwards Cinemas screening rooms at the Long Beach Towne Center, according to Sgt. Brad Johnson of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

Police were interviewing potential witnesses and conducting their investigation Friday afternoon.

The coroner’s office also responded to the scene and will determine the cause of death and identify the victim pending notification of next of kin.

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Stephanie Rivera is the community engagement editor for the Long Beach Post. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015.