Authorities responded to the 9900 block of South La Cienega Boulevard at about 11:19 p.m. to a Holiday Inn hotel.
A 911 caller reported the incident to authorities as a suicide, according to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert, but the cause of death has not been confirmed.
"9-1-1 caller reported a person died by suicide and left note stating chemicals on body. LAFD HazMat responded and after a thorough investigation, determined no hazard present," the alert said.
The LAFD responded to investigate possible hazardous materials, but determined no hazard was present after the 911 caller said a note had been left saying there were chemicals on the body.
#O.D./Poison; INC#1660; 10:22PM; 9901 S La Cienega Bl; https://t.co/RiFEXjyFUY; #Westchester; 9-1-1 caller reported a person died by suicide and left note stating chemicals on body. LAFD HazMat responded and after a thorough ... https://t.co/BGEmGdPBPw— LAFD (@LAFD) January 7, 2020
Aerial footage from AIR7 HD showed multiple fire engines responding to the hotel.
Los Angeles police is handling the investigation.