OAKLAND PARK, FLA. (WSVN) - Deputies are investigating after an employee of a massage parlor was found dead in the Oakland Park business.

Broward Sheriff’s Office units were dispatched to the Bing Bing Spa along the 700 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard around 10:43 p.m., Thursday.

Investigators said an employee of the massage parlor arrived at the business and found her female co-worker, later identified as 45-year-old Daying Li, dead.

BSO said deputies who arrived at the scene confirmed that the woman had been murdered.

Rich Holz, who works nearby, said, “They just came in. I guess a girl got murdered here in the massage parlor, and I don’t know much. I know the guy left out the back door — just, it was crazy.”

Homicide detectives have released a picture of a person of interest who may have last seen the victim alive.

“We suspect it could have been a possible customer, maybe the last person who saw the victim dead,” BSO spokesperson Keyla Concepcion said. “It is a crystal-clear picture of him. Anyone who recognizes him, or if he himself sees himself on TV, we would ask him to please contact our detectives.”

Deputies said the victim has no local relatives and has family living in China.

Those who knew the victim told 7News she was friendly and kept to herself.

“She did not deserve what she got,” McKinley Mayfield said. “She was always nice and would speak. I know her as a very kind person. She always spoke in this area.”

If you have any information on this homicide, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.

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