UPDATE: Death at Gold Coast hotel ruled a homicide
It’s been hailed as one of the “great small hotels in the United States,” but on Monday the Gold Coast’s glitzy Whitehall Hotel found many guests shocked and others checking out as police announced it was the site of a homicide. Housekeeping staff at the boutique hotel at 105 E. Delaware Pl. found the body of a 23-year-old Texas woman in a seventh-floor room, according to police and hotel guests. The victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the head, police said.
A 23-year-old woman was found shot to death Monday morning at a Gold Coasat hotel. The Texas woman, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was found unresponsive at the Whitehall Hotel, 105 E. Delaware Pl., according to the Chicago police. She’d suffered a gunshot wound, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.