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Longboat Key Police rule sauna death a suicide

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LONGBOAT KEY, FL (WWSB) - Longboat Key Police have ruled the death of a woman found inside a sauna as a suicide.

On Jan. 23, detectives with the Longboat Key Police Department began investigating the death of 54-year-old Lori Martin who was found in the sauna at Longboat Key moorings Harbourside Clubhouse.

The cause of death was initially ruled "inconclusive" after an autopsy.

After months of analyzing DNA and other crime scene evidence, the medical examiner and police have ruled Martin's death a suicide.

Police say it was a violent suicide and that drugs were involved.

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