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‘Suspicious’ death reported at abandoned Bellingham motel

Police are investigating as suspicious the death of a woman found Saturday night in a shuttered Samish Way motel, officials said.

The 32-year-old woman was found dead at the former Mac’s Motel, 1215 Samish Way, said Dr. Gary Goldfogel, the Whatcom County medical examiner.

Goldfogel called it a “suspicious” death.

“Autopsy was (Monday) and results are pending further law enforcement investigation, toxicology and additional lab studies,” he said.

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Bellingham Police Lt. Danette Beckley said the woman’s body was found about 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Beckley said she couldn’t comment on an active investigation.

Mac’s Motel closed in early 2016 because it wasn’t truly operating as a motel – it rented rooms to long-term residents and didn’t have a current state Department of Health license.

A June 2015 application for renewal was denied after an Read more at: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article193653829.html

Woman’s death outside motel called ‘suspicious’

STOCKTON — A woman’s body was found Sunday morning outside two guest rooms at a small motel in southeast Stockton, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office reported.

“There were no obvious signs of trauma,” sheriff’s watch commander Lt. Wayne Orvick said.

“However, some of the circumstances leading up to the discovery of her body were suspicious,” he said, noting that homicide detectives were called in to investigate the case as a suspicious death until more is known.

The woman has not been identified pending notification of next of kin by the Coroner’s Office.

Orvick said guests staying at the Sierra Motel discovered the woman already deceased about 7:30 a.m. and notified authorities. When deputies arrived, they discovered her laying on a sidewalk between rooms 7 and 8 in front of a four-room building.

The motel is tucked away at 3416 Farmington Road, along

Read more at: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20171203/womans-death-outside-motel-called-suspicious

Police: Body found at Salinas motel under suspicious circumstances

Salinas police say they’re investigating a suspicious death after finding a woman’s body at a hotel Thursday. 

Officers went to the Motel 6 on Kern Street at about 9 a.m. after a woman’s family asked police to check on her because she wasn’t returning relatives’ messages, Salinas police said in a press release.

When they arrived, they found the 30-year-old dead in the room, police said. They said nothing points toward violence, but they’re treating it as suspicious because she had no known medical conditions. 

Salinas police detectives, however, arrived and along with crime scene technicians, analyzed the scene as

Read more at: http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2017/10/13/police-body-found-salinas-motel-under-suspicious-circumstances/762454001/

Port Hueneme police deem motel death as suspicious

Port Hueneme police are investigating a suspicious death Tuesday after a woman was found dead in a motel room. 

The incident was reported to police at 11:21 a.m. after an unconscious 61-year-old woman was found at the motel in the 300 block of East Pleasant Valley Road, authorities said. 

Emergency personnel with the Ventura County Fire Department also responded and pronounced the woman dead at the scene, police said.

Officials said her death was being investigated as suspicious in nature. 

Anyone with information can contact Detective Gary Jones at 986-6621, on his cellphone at 797-0516 or by e-mail at gjones@cityofporthueneme.org.

Read more at: http://www.vcstar.com/story/news/local/communities/port-hueneme/2017/08/02/port-hueneme-police-deem-motel-death-suspicious/531865001/

Coroner says woman’s ‘suspicious’ death at Aurora motel a homicide

AURORA | A woman found dead in an Aurora motel Sunday was murdered, the coroner has ruled, but investigators have not said how she died.

Alexandrea Victoria Raber, 18, was found dead Sunday morning in a room at the Knights Inn Motel, 14200 E. Sixth Ave.

Police have not said how she died but said in a statement Sunday  that her death was “suspicious” and homicide detectives are investigating.

Officers found the woman after they responded to a welfare check call at the hotel, which is near Interstate 225 and East Sixth Avenue.

The Arapahoe County coroner’s office said Monday Raber’s death was a homicide but did not say how she was killed.

Police are asking anyone with information about the woman’s death to call Detective Todd Fredericksen at 303-739-6106. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 and may be eligible for a $2,000

Read more at: http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/police-call-womans-death-aurora-motel-suspicious/