WILMINGTON — A 45-year-old woman was found dead, on New Year’s Eve, in a room at Oscar’s Motel in Wilmington.
The Los Angeles Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Alicia Espinoza of Long Beach. Though investigators have yet to establish a cause of death, they estimate that she died at about 12:20 p.m. Dec. 31.
Los Angeles Police Department officials said that they have an unidentified man, believed to have connections to the incident, was under guard at a hospital.
The case is being treated as a homicide.