Man, 28, questioned in woman's Whitehall Hotel death

Brianna Gardner, 22, of Dallas, Texas, was shot to death at Whitehall Hotel in Chicago's Gold Coast.
August 16, 2012 3:42:53 AM PDT
Chicago police have a break in the case of a woman found shot dead in a Gold Coast hotel earlier this week.

Detectives are questioning a 28-year-old man in connection with the deadly shooting of 22-year-old Brianna Gardner, of Dallas, Texas. The hotel's cleaning crew found her in a seventh floor room of the hotel. She died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Charges are now pending against the man. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that he was out on parole for a drug conviction and has a criminal history that includes burglary and aggravated battery.


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