Police rule suspicious death a homicide at Gateway Inn, seek two persons of interest

SALT LAKE CITY – Police are investigating a homicide at the Gateway Inn on 800 W. North Temple Monday.

Authorities were called to the motel at about 9 a.m. where they found a woman dead in one of the rooms.

Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Mechelle Lindberg.

Police are seeking two persons of interest in the death, 26-year-old Kristie Marie Hansen, and 29-year-old Javier Rodriquez Pena.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Salt Lake City Police department at 801-799-3000, and reference case number 17-224975

Officers have not confirmed how Lindberg died.