Woman's Dead Body Found Stuffed Down Laundry Chute of Hotel During Las Vegas Birthday Trip

Woman's Body Found Stuffed Down Laundry Chute in Las Vegas
Kalli Medina-Brown (left)
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02/24/2016 AT 05:40 PM EST

Las Vegas police have investigated the death of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found stuffed down a laundry chute at a casino resort on Sunday, PEOPLE confirms.

Police say Kalli Medina-Brown, of Citrus Heights, California, was celebrating her birthday at The D hotel and casino with her husband in downtown Las Vegas over the weekend when authorities found her at the bottom of the chute at around 2:40 a.m., Fox 5 reports.

"A preliminary investigation revealed that the female fell from the 18th floor to the laundry collection area on the third floor," police said in a statement.

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department's homicide section investigated the incident, but police said "there is no indication or evidence which would suggest the decedent was a victim of a homicide."

Detectives have concluded their investigation and the Clark County coroner has yet to release a cause of death, reports KTNV.

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Kalli Medina-Brown (right)

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Medina-Brown's grandfather told the news station that his granddaughter's death has been a mystery.

"We're pretty much in the dark, as are hundreds of friends and family members here and throughout the western United States," Tony Fratis said.

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Kalli Medina-Brown (right)

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Fratis added that Medina-Brown's death was not suicide.

"Everybody goes to Vegas to have fun. There's no way it was suicide," he said "There's no way in the world."

In a statement to KTNV, hotel officials said they are "saddened by the unfortunate incident that took place at the D Las Vegas."

"We are cooperating with the authorities and cannot comment on the ongoing investigation," the statement reads, per KTNV.

In the days following the incident, Medina-Brown's childhood friends struggled to wrap their heads around her death.

"Out of us, she was the responsible one," Carly Worrell told CBS of Medina-Brown. "She wasn't the wild one. She was calm, she was mature."

Another friend, Sierra Roraback, told CBS that she wants answers and believes someone is responsible for Medina-Brown's death.

"There has to be justice," Roraback said. "In order to have closure on the situation and sleep better or something – we have to figure out who did this, we have to figure out what happened."
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