ATLANTIC CITY - Police are trying to figure out what happened in a bizarre death at an Atlantic City hotel.

Officers responded to the Atlantic Palace Suites around 7 a.m. Sunday after receiving reports that a woman's body was found in a laundry chute.

When police arrived at the scene, they found the body in a laundry basket.

The cause of death is still unknown. Officials are also trying to determine how long the body had been in the laundry basket.