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W Hotel Evacuated After Apparent Chemical Suicide

Four floors of the Gateway Boulevard hotel were evacuated.

W Hotel Evacuated After Apparent Chemical Suicide

The off Gateway Boulevard in Newark was evacuated Sunday afternoon as a result of a suicide by chemicals.

Newark police issued the following press release regarding the incident:

On 7-1-12, at about 1:28pm, Newark PD responded to the W Suites, located at 8200 Gateway Blvd, to assist an outside law enforcement agency, who reported a possible suicide.

Upon arrival, Officers located what appeared to be a victim of suicide, with several notes displayed in the room warning to do not enter, use caution and to call the police.

Officers believed this to be a suicide by chemicals. With the help from Fremont PD and CHP, Officers evacuated the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor of the hotel as precaution and as recommended by Fire personnel.

At 2:02pm, Fire personnel advised that it was safe to reenter. There is no further information at this time. If further information becomes available, it will be released via Nixle.

Follow the Newark Police Department at nixle.com.

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