Woman found dead in Edgewater motel room

May 21, 2008 4:21:18 AM PDT
Chicago police are looking for a man who rented a room at an Edgewater motel where a woman was found dead. The Cook County medical examiner's office is still trying to determine exactly how the woman died.

A maintenance worker at the Chicago Lodge Motel on West Foster and Sheridan discovered the woman Tuesday afternoon. She was found inside a closet of the guest room.

Police suspect she may have been dead for a couple of days.

Investigators are also working to identify the woman who is believed to be in her 40s.

The man had checked into the motel on May 9. He was last seen leaving the room Tuesday morning.