Lynnwood

Woman found dead outside Lynnwood hotel

LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- Police are investigating the death of a woman who apparently fell from an upper floor of a Lynnwood hotel early Thursday morning.

A jogger who was staying at the Extended Stay America in the 3000 block of 196th Street SW discovered the body around 6 a.m., said Shannon Sessions with Lynnwood police.

The initial call to police suggested the 43-year-old woman had been shot, but investigators didn't find any gun shot wounds and now believe she had fallen out a 4th floor window. But they don't know yet how or why she fell and if she was pushed.

Officer have cordoned off the area while their investigation continues.