Coroner IDs woman found dead in Summerville hotel
Police say a person of interest was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Summerville Police Department is investigating after a 46-year-old woman was found dead at the Country Inn & Suites Hotel in Summerville.
Marissa Decker, of Pennsylvania, died from a gunshot wound, Berkeley County coroner Darnell Hartwell said.
Officers responded to the Country Inn & Suites Hotel on Tuesday in reference to an unresponsive woman in a hotel room, Capt. Chris Hirsch said.
When they arrived, officers noticed Decker lying on the floor along with a spent shell casing, according to Hirsch.
While investigating, a person of interest was identified. However, authorities say that the person was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot in North Charleston on Sunday, Hirsch said.
The Summerville Police Department is investigating the incident as a homicide.
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