UPDATE: Lansing Police investigate homicide at southside motel

UPDATE (Monday 8:15 a.m.) – Lansing Police have released the name of a woman found dead in a south Lansing motel Friday afternoon. Christina Daughenbaugh, 43, of Lansing was found in a room at the America’s Best Value Inn on the 1100 block of Ramada Drive.

A 25-year-old Ohio man was identified as a person of interest and he was taken into custody near South Bend Indiana on unrelated charges.

UPDATE (11:15 P.M.) – The Michigan State Police and Lansing Police Department are currently investigating a homicide.

Police were called to the America’s Best Value Inn on the 1100 block of Ramada Drive early Friday afternoon when the body of a female was found inside a motel room.

The Lansing Fire Department responded to the scene and determined the female victim to be deceased.

Detectives identified a person of interest who was taken into custody out of state on unrelated charges.

Officials say an autopsy will be conducted at a later date to determine the cause of death.

At this time, there is no indication of any threats to public safety.

The Lansing Police Department is asking for anyone who may have any information to please contact Michigan State Detective Sergeant Troy Johnston at 517.483 .6867 or call Crime Stoppers at 483-STOP (7867).

Stay with 6 News as we will continue to bring you updates on this developing story.

 

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Lansing Police investigators are at a southside motel where a body was found early this afternoon.

Police were called to the America’s Best Value Inn on the 1100 block of Ramada Drive when the body of a female was found in a room.

The area has been sealed off and the Lansing Police CSI team was called in to process the scene.

It is not known how the woman died.

This is a developing story and will be updated online and on 6 News when more information becomes available.

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