Woman found murdered in motel room | News
HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT)- A Copiah County woman was found dead inside a motel room Saturday launching the latest homicide investigation for law officers.
Her body was found inside at the Hill Top Motel on Highway 51 in Hazlehurst.
Copiah County Coroner Ellis Stuart identified the victim as 32-year-old Kayti Lynn Dillon of Hazlehurst.
Motel housekeeping discovered Dillon's body.
She was pronounced dead around 10:30 Saturday morning.
Dillon had been staying in the room for a few days.
The coroner estimates that she may have been murdered sometime Friday night but would not say how she was killed.
An autopsy will be performed.
The Copiah County Sheriff's Department is investigating, but has not released any information about the case.
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