A 66-year-old female flight attendant of American Airline has died a suspicious manner.
According to reports, she died in a hotel room at Philadelphia International Airport with a sock in her mouth.
The deceased, who until her death, was a resident of Las Vegas, was discovered unresponsive by cleaning staff at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott on Monday evening.
She was pronounced dead by medics around 10:40 pm.
The police said there were no signs of forced entry or a struggle and no weapons were found inside the room, but the woman suffered a sudden death.
However, reports say sealed prescription bottles were found inside the hotel room and she was on plenty medications.
There have not been any arrest and the cause of her death is unknown.
The police department’s Homicide Detectives Division is currently being investigated given the suspicious manner she died.
Her body has been taken for autopsy in the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office. The result is still being awaited.
In an internal memo by American Airlines, it said the flight attendant “passed away suddenly” while on a layover in Philadelphia. She had worked for the airline for 25 years.
“The well-being of our team members is our top priority, and we will ensure that all those affected by this tragic loss have the support they need.
“Our thoughts are with the family and colleagues, and we’re doing everything we can to ensure all affected have the support they need during this difficult time and We will continue to cooperate fully with local law enforcement in their investigation,” it said.