- Associated Press - Saturday, February 25, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles authorities are investigating as a suicide the death of a man at Hollywood’s Magic Castle, the headquarters for generations of stage magicians.

Officer Aareon Jefferson says police were called Friday evening to the famous club and dining destination.

Responding officers found the man dead. He was not immediately identified.

Employees say the man was a magician scheduled to perform that night.

Jefferson says there was no evidence of a crime and the death is being investigated as suicide.



The Magic Castle, which dates back to the 1960s, is a private club that offers magic shows and other entertainment. Guests must be invited or accompanied by a member.

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