Virginia Beach, Va. - Virginia Beach Police have reclassified a suspicious death at a hotel as a homicide.
At approximately 5:50 a.m. Thursday morning, Emergency Communications received a report of a dead woman at the Studios & Suites 4 Less Hotel, located at 717 S. Military Highway.
Police say the woman died due to blunt force trauma.
The woman’s identity is being withheld until proper notification of the next of kin is made.
Police and forensics teams were seen bringing bags of possible evidence out of the room on Thursday morning.
Hotel employees and witnesses say a woman stayed in the room with her son.
Another witness told NewsChannel 3 she heard something and called police to report it.
“We were just walking in the area and we started hearing a woman screaming and cussing for a man to stop,” she said.