Police probing death of woman found in Motel 6 parking lot

Posted Jan. 17, 2013, at 10:27 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 18, 2013, at 11:14 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A woman was found dead in the parking lot of a Portland motel on Thursday afternoon, police said Friday.

Portland police Lt. Scott Pelletier said the woman, whose identity police aren’t releasing, was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Motel 6 on Riverside Street.

The body was found at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Pelletier said. Police are investigating the death as suspicious.

No other details were immediately available.