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Woman dies after being bound at Phoenix motel with boyfriend, police say

Posted: 11:01 PM, Oct 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-29 14:02:47Z

A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead at a motel in Phoenix on Sunday.

According to Phoenix police, officers responded to a motel near Interstate 17 and Thunderbird Road around 8 a.m. after receiving a call for help.

When police got on scene, a man told them that he and his girlfriend had gotten into an altercation with some individuals visiting them while in a room they were staying in. The man and his girlfriend were bound up, but the man was able to escape and call the police.

Police say the woman, 29-year-old Tiffani Sellys, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they are looking for a male suspect, but no description has been made available.