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Police: 85, 81 year old found deceased in motel room

Two people found deceased inside a College Station motel Monday afternoon have been identified.
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 2:58 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM CST
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - College Station Police have identified two people found dead in a motel room Monday afternoon.

Police say the deceased have been identified as 81-year-old Edgar Louis Hoch Jr. from Texas and 85-year-old Susan Love Droste from South Carolina. Police added they did not have specific cities of residence for them.

The two were discovered Monday just before 2:00 p.m. at a motel in the 2300 block of Texas Avenue near Brentwood Drive.

Police say they were called to the hotel after receiving a call about welfare concerns but they have not said who called authorities.

During the afternoon, a portion of the business was blocked off with crime scene tape and multiple officers were there to process the scene.

A spokesman for the police department said investigators believe the incident is isolated and there is no danger to the public.

When KBTX asked for more clarifying information on the situation, CSPD declined to answer.

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