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Punch a hole with a hammer into the wall, pull off a piece of drywall and check for any electrical or other obstructions.
With a six inch blade in a reciprocating saw, make a vertical cut from ceiling down (Image 1).
Score the ceiling with a utility knife to make it a clean break (Image 2).
Pull the drywall off in pieces, using a crow bar when necessary (Image 3).