Crime

Police release identity of two people found dead in College Station motel

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — UPDATE: 6:59 p.m.

College Station police have identified the two people found dead in a room at the College Station Motel 6 Monday.

Edgar Hoch Jr., 81, from Texas and Susan Droste, 85, of South Carolina, were found in room 150 at the Motel 6 just off of Texas Avenue.

Police have not released how the two died and it remains under investigation at this time.

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Two people were found dead Monday afternoon at a College Station hotel, according the police.

Officers were called to the Motel 6 off of Texas Avenue just before 2 p.m. for a welfare check on room 150. Two people were found dead inside the room, however, investigators have not released how they died.

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Authorities said the public is not in danger and they are working to identify who the people are and notify their families.

Investigators sectioned off a part of the motel and the parking lot with crime scene tape and a crime scene unit with College Station PD arrived on scene a short time after.

Authorities did not release further information on how long the two people had been staying in the motel.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated with information as soon as it is made available.

Written by Erin Wencl (KAGS), William Johnson

Categories: Crime

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