Crime

Man found dead in Coast hotel room may have been killed, police say

Pascagoula police are investigating a possible homicide after a housekeeping worker found a man dead in his hotel room on Saturday morning.

Police said a 63-year-old man was found in a hotel room of Studio 6, which is near the Walmart on U.S. 90.

Officers responded to a 911 call at about 11:44 a.m. Saturday.

The case is being treated as a homicide and is under investigation.

The identity of the man will not be released until family members are notified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pascagoula police Capt. Doug Adams at 228-762-2211 or report information anonymously to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Alyssa Newton is an award-winning multimedia journalist with a background in television, radio and print. She’s originally from Dothan, Alabama and has a journalism degree from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Her passion lies in storytelling, news, sports and a strong espresso.
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