Anchorage police have determined the death of a woman found in a downtown motel to be a suicide.

The woman was found in a hotel room at the Econo Inn on 5th avenue just after 11 a.m., according to APD spokesperson Jennifer Castro. APD detectives and Crime Scene Team were on scene to investigate. 

Next of kin have not yet been notified. The woman was from out of state, according to police. 

This is a developing story, please check back for updates as they become available.