A call to 911 reported an alleged person deceased inside the Hotel Del Rey, in downtown San Jose. Minutes later, paramedics arriving at the scene confirmed the body of a foreigner who had died in one of the guest rooms.
Officers of the Fuerza Publica (national police) and the San Jose Municipla Police guard the entrenace to the hotel. Foto: Jefrey Zamora, La Nacion
Police were called.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Public Security (MSP), when police arrived hotel security prevented the officers from entering the property. However, after asserting judicial authority, they forced their way into the hotel.
The statement by the MPS to the press Thursday afternoon said:
“The hotel management and private security did not want to provide details of what had happened, nor