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Cancer Researcher Dies in Fall

Authorities say a cancer researcher fell 23 stories to his death at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood over the weekend, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Piotr Kulesza, 46, an assistant professor at Northwestern University, was in town for a medical conference. Police are calling it a “tragic accident.”

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