Officers have secured the scene around the Best Motel and Suites.
So far, police have not determined how the death occurred.
In a statement, Dolton Police Spokesperson Taquoya Kennedy said, "Police responded to the call at 11:14 a.m. It has not been confirmed as a homicide. The crime scene is currently being processed. There was only one body found at the scene. The victim appears to be a female with a gunshot wound to the head. Because this is a critical time in the investigation, that is the only information that we are releasing at this time."