Police investigate suspicious death in Herkimer Co.

SCHUYLER, N.Y. (NEWS10) — State troopers responded to a report of an unresponsive female in a motel Friday evening.

Police say they found a deceased female at the Colonial Motel located at 2242 State Route 5.

Their investigation led to finding that a female and male had checked into the motel at approximately 7:30 p.m at an hourly rate.

An hour later, the motel manager checked to see if the room was occupied, and located the female guest as unresponsive.

Police say the victim is identified as Lisa Beckwith, 39, from Utica, N.Y. Officials say there were no signs of trauma.

Beckwith was transported to Albany Medical Center where an autopsy is scheduled Monday to determine the official cause of death.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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