A 50-year-old woman was found dead in a Rolla hotel room Thursday, but authorities do not know the cause at this time.
According to a press release from the Rolla Police Department, central communications department received a 911 call around noon May 16 regarding an unresponsive person inside room 168 of the Americas Best Value Inn, located at 127 H.J. Drive.
An ambulance and officers were immediately dispatched to this location and when first responders arrived, they found the deceased victim.
An autopsy of the woman's body is pending at this time.
The incident is under investigation by the RPD's Division of Criminal Investigations Unit and the Phelps County Coroner's Office.