The hotel manager tells Good 4 Utah another manager on duty actually discovered the body and that Carges was not a guest checked in at the hotel. Now some guests feel a little on edge.
“It's kind of scary, you wonder what's going on around here “said one hotel guest. Another guest says “I just saw a lot of police cars when we came to check in yesterday.”
Police say identifying Carges was a process, because she didn't have any identification on her- but based off her history they knew she had ties to
Police also say they have no reason to believe drugs or alcohol are a factor, but are not going into further details. “The details of what the mannerism in what she was found in, and all off those details are used in our investigation. They are also used if we did get a suspect so we don't like to put a lot of that out there,” said Detective Montoya.
How long Carges was in the hotel room is still unclear, but police say they don't believe it was over 24 hours.
This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has information about Carges you are asked to call the Salt Lake Police Department at 801.799.300