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Police make arrest in case of worker found murdered at Popeyes in Brooklyn Park, Md.

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BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP/WJLA) - Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death of a worker at a Popeyes restaurant in Brooklyn Park.

Popeyes restaurant in Brooklyn Park, Md. (WJLA)

Police say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic injuries Sunday morning in the back stock area of the restaurant on Ritchie Highway. The woman was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police later identified the victim as 47-year-old Luzviminda Monreal of Laurel.

Investigators say the woman worked at the restaurant on Saturday night. Police are investigating the death as a homicide, but it's not clear when the incident occurred or what the motive was in the killing.

Anne Arundel County Police tweeted just after 9:30 p.m. Monday that they had made an arrest in the case.

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