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BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that happened at a Popeyes in Brooklyn Park, Md.

The incident happened at the Popeyes located in the 5300 block of Ritchie, authorities said. Police responded to the incident around 8 a.m. Sunday.

The manager who got to the Popeyes to open the business Sunday morning, found a 40-year-old woman suffering from trauma to her body. Police said the woman was found in the storage area in the back.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. According to authorities, the victim is an employee at the Popeyes and she worked Saturday night. It is unclear when the incident happened.

The woman has been identified as as Luzviminda Monreal 47, of Laurel, Md.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

If anyone has any information related to this crime, they are asked to call homicide detectives at 410-222-8610 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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