Dead body discovered in downtown Silver Spring hotel

SILVER SPRING, Md. - A death investigation is underway in downtown Silver Spring after a person was found lifeless in a hotel room Thursday.

Jordan Harris, the manager at Hotel Silver Spring, confirmed with FOX 5 that the body was discovered by employees, and authorities have been notified.

Montgomery County Police Department's public information officer, Shiera Goff, stated that officers are at the hotel — located at 8727 Colesville Road – and so far the cause of death remains undetermined.