Police ID dead man found in Mississippi hotel room, search for clues on his killer

Published 6:35 am Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Police in Mississippi have identified a man found dead in his hotel room, and are asking the public for help in solving the case.

Pascagoula police officials said in a news release Tuesday that 63-year-old Manuel Flores of San Diego, California, was found dead by housekeeping staff at a Studio 6 extended stay hotel last month.

Investigators didn’t release a cause of death. News outlets report police have said it’s being investigated as a homicide.

The department says Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is offering a possible reward to anyone that comes forward with information on the case.