SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- Management at The Crosslands Economy Studio Hotel in Spokane Valley reported suspicious items left behind by a tenant on May 8.
Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the hotel and found the room packedwith household items you would find in an elderly person’s home.
Authorities said they searched through the items and found the name of a woman with a St. Maries, Idaho address.
Spokane Valley Detectives contacted the St. Maries Police who is familiar with the woman who had recently died and her husband who also died.
St. Maries Police checked the home of the couple and found that the door had been kicked open and the house had been ransacked.
The items from the hotel room were handed over to St. Maries Police who will continue the investigation.