Rocky Mount Police Department released images from a surveillance camera at a local hotel where a body was found this morning. This person may be able to assist the department in this investigation. If you recognize this person, call 977-1111.
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Rocky Mount Police Department released images from a surveillance camera at a local hotel where a body was found this morning. This person may be able to assist the department in this investigation. If you recognize this person, call 977-1111.

Police investigate death at local hotel

By Brie Handgraaf

Staff Writer

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Rocky Mount police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred Thursday morning at a local hotel.

The name of the victim is not being released, but police said officers responded around 10:30 a.m. to the Sunshine Inn at 1621 N. Wesleyan Blvd. to investigate an unresponsive person in a motel room. Police said the victim was dead when officers arrived, but investigators declined to comment on how the victim died.

Authorities did release several images from a surveillance camera of a person of interest in the case.

“This individual is not wanted but may have information that may assist our department in this investigation,” a press release states.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rocky Mount police at 972-1411, Detective W. Morris at 972-1467 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 977-1111.

Check back with the Rocky Mount Telegram as more details become available.