Police identify 2 people found dead inside Memphis hotel room

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police have identified two people who were found dead inside a Memphis hotel by a housekeeper.

A homicide investigation is underway after the bodies of 40-year-old Venus Wright and 25-year-old Ladarius Wright were found. MPD said the two were husband and wife.

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They were found dead at the Crossland Economy Studios, which is in the 5800 block of Shelby Oaks Drive on Tuesday.

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FOX13 learned the victims were found on the third floor by the hotel's cleaning staff. Detectives were seen wearing shoe coverings and gloves while they processes the crime scene.

Both victims were shot inside the room, but the motive is unclear.

Many people in the area said they never heard the gunshots and were blindsided to see crime scene tape outside their doors.

Police were seen towing away one of the victims' car, which was parked outside the hotel. The license plate was from Davidson County, and police said the woman was from Nashville.

No suspect information is available at this time, and no arrests have been made.

If you have any info, call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH.