Woman found dead in hotel jacuzzi

Published Feb 21, 2018 at 4:00pm

TOWN OF WEBB — A 55-year-old woman was found dead in a jacuzzi in her hotel room at the Water’s Edge Inn in Herkimer County Monday afternoon, law enforcers report.

Authorities said the woman suffered a medical emergency. No foul play is suspected.

State police said the New Jersey woman was found unresponsive in the jacuzzi bathtub in her room at 3:45 p.m.

Troopers said maintenance staff at the Route 28 hotel entered her room because a smoke detector was going off. They discovered the body.

An autopsy was conducted and troopers said the woman suffered a medical issue while in the jacuzzi and she slipped under the water.

Troopers said her death was ruled an accidental drowning
and that the investigation is
continuing.