Body Found in Garbage Chute Near SF Motel

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    Authorities have identified a body found dead in a garbage chute at a hotel in San Francisco.

    The medical examiner's office says the woman was 54-year-old Natalie Blaugh, but it has not yet determined how she died. Blaugh was found inside a chute at the Hotel Sunrise in the city's Mission District on Wednesday night.

    San Francisco police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy says there were no external signs of a homicide at the scene, but the investigation is continuing.