Owensboro Police investigating homicide at local inn

Owensboro Police investigating homicide at local inn

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - Owensboro Police say a Wednesday death, is now considered a homicide.

They say they were called to the Days Inn on New Hartford Road and found the body of 38-year-old Christopher Riggs of Owensboro in one of the rooms.

Police, medical and fire crews originally responded to the call for a “medical emergency."

After the Daviess County Coroners Office performed the autopsy on Thursday, police say it’s now treating this investigation as a homicide.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

Detectives ask for anyone with information to call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 270-687-8484.

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