A 67-year-old American woman was found dead inside her hotel room in suspicious circumstances in Dharamsala on Monday.
According to sources, the victim, whose body was bruised and swollen, was staying in the hotel for a week but had not come out of her room for the past three-four days.
Meanwhile, the police have put her belongings in safe custody and intimated the US embassy.
McLeod Ganj assistant sub-inspector Rajender Kumar said that the body has been sent to Tanda medical college, Kangra, for postmortem.
“The cause of death is unknown and we’re waiting for the postmortem report. Nobody saw her coming out of her room for the last three to four days. It appears that she had died three to four days ago. Statements of the hotel staff have been recorded and we have intimated the US embassy”, said Kumar.