Father and child found dead inside Athens hotel room

- Athens-Clarke County police found the bodies a father and his daughter in a hotel room on Saturday.

Police were called to the Hampton Inn hotel on West Broad Street after hotel workers were not able to get in the room. The call came in around 1 p.m., according to police.

Athens-Clarke County Police spokesperson Epifanio Rodriguez says the child is 3 years old. While the adult is described as a Hispanic male in his 40's. The incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Investigators tell FOX 5 News the father and daughter have family members that do live in Georgia and they are working to get in touch with them. 

As of now, police do not know the cause of death.

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