02/23/14 3:15pm
Police investigate outside room 136 of the Greenview Inn on West Main Street in Riverhead.

Police investigate outside room 136 of the Greenview Inn on West Main Street in Riverhead.

Update (5:30 p.m.)

Police have identified the body that was found in a Riverhead motel room on Sunday as Kathleen Meechan, 41, of Riverhead.

Ms. Meechan was found dead in her motel room by hotel management about 12:20 p.m., according to a police statement. Officers pronounced the woman — the only one staying in the room — dead once they arrived on scene.

Though police said they have not determined the exact cause of death, it appears to be non-criminal. The body was removed by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office to be taken for autopsy, police said.

Update (3:15 p.m.) 

Police investigating a woman’s death at the Greenview Inn on West Main Street in Riverhead don’t believe foul play was involved, a detective on the scene said. The exact cause of the woman’s death is still under investigation.

The Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office had been called to the scene at 2:45 p.m.  (more…)