Woman found shot, killed in Motel 6 room in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the murder of a woman found dead in a Motel 6 room.
The shooting was first reported around 1:30 p.m. on Tues., Dec. 20 at the Motel 6 located at 4200 Old Gentilly Road.
Police were originally called out to the motel for a reported suicide attempt and found an adult female dead from a gunshot wound inside one of the rooms.
Police initially classified the death as a suicide, but later determined the woman was a victim of a homicide.
The parish coroner identified the victim as 22-year-old Tonea Perkins.
Police have not identified a suspect or a motive at this time.
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