UPDATED: Wednesday, June 4 at 1:40 p.m.
LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A woman was found dead in a College Park hotel room Tuesday afternoon and police say they are investigating her death as a homicide.
Prince George’s County Police say they were called to the Ramada Limited College Park in the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue for a welfare check at about 1:15 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a woman — identified as 25-year-old Catina Cortes of Far Rockaway, New York — suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside a hotel room. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
Detectives are speaking with hotel staff and guests to establish a motive and possible suspects. Police have not identified the victim.
The hotel is located about a mile north of the University of Maryland campus.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.