Woman found dead in St. Louis hotel bathtub

Thursday, October 20, 2011 | 12:24 p.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — Homicide investigators are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found bound and gagged in a hotel bathtub.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police were called to a Holiday Inn at Interstate 44 and Hampton Avenue around 9 a.m. Thursday. A hotel housekeeper threw back the curtains of the bathtub and found the woman. The room was on the sixth floor of the hotel.