Police are investigating after the body of a man and an illegal meth lab were discovered Saturday at a hotel in Plantation.
Plantation police identified the body as Joshua Teems, 35, from Georgia.
Police, fire rescue and hazmat crews responded before 3 p.m to the La Quinta Inn & Suites on Peters Road near South University Drive.
Investigators recovered illicit chemicals from a hotel room and believe the man may have died of an overdose.
Police also believe this was a "shake-and-bake" operation and the man had made the drugs for his personal consumption.
The hotel was evacuated as a precaution.
“I was on the second floor and I was walking out this morning, there was a cop there for the longest time, and I said what’s going on? And he said there’s a death and that’s all I can say," said Stephen Goldberg, who said he happened to walk past the scene that morning.