NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The Office of the Chief Medical
Examiner in Norfolk has ruled a death a homicide after an autopsy was conducted
on a woman who was found deceased in a hotel room in July.
On July 15, 2018 around 12:30 p.m., police responded to the
Ramada Inn located at 515 North Military Highway for a report of an
unresponsive woman inside a hotel room. When police and paramedics arrived,
they located 48-year-old Cassandra T. Saunders. Saunders was pronounced dead at
Saunders’ cause of death was undetermined until the Medical
Examiner ruled her death as a homicide. Detectives have not released the manner
of death or other details surrounding this case.
As detectives continue the investigation, they ask
anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or
submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.
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