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Police Identify Victim Found In Motel 6 As Midvale Woman

Oct 16, 2019, 2:17 PM

Police investigating suspicious death at Motel 6 in Midvale. Cleaning staff found the woman decease...

Police investigating suspicious death at Motel 6 in Midvale. Cleaning staff found the woman deceased in a room earlier this afternoon. No obvious signs that would indicate a cause of death, per investigators. (Andrew Adams, KSL TV/Twitter)

(Andrew Adams, KSL TV/Twitter)

MIDVALE, Utah — Unified Police have identified the person who was found dead by a housekeeper at a Motel 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the victim is 66-year-old Midvale resident Lynette Fay Pearse.

Officials did not give any further updates Wednesday.

Pearse was found around 1 p.m. Tuesday by a motel housekeeper and officials said there were no signs of obvious trauma.

Police were waiting for the results of an autopsy from the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office but said they were treating the death as a homicide for the time being.

 

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Police Identify Victim Found In Motel 6 As Midvale Woman