Homicide suspected after woman found dead next to bloody iron in NYC hotel room

22 days ago

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A 38-year-old woman was found dead next to a bloody iron in a SoHo hotel room Thursday, police said.

The death is being investigated as a murder after the body was discovered by a maid in an 11th-floor room at the SoHo 54 Hotel at around 10:30 a.m.

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    Police found no evidence of forced entry to the room but a next-door guest recalled the chaotic scene inside the hotel packed with New York Fashion Week attendees.

    “It was really scary. We knew that the person didn’t make it,” she said.