Appeal after woman from West Midlands found dead at hotel

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A woman found dead at a hotel has been named by police, who are now looking to trace her family.

Louise Elizabeth Smyth, 34, was originally from the West Midlands and had links to Dudley.

Miss Smyth died at the Shrewsbury Hotel on Mardol on March 3. The cause of her death has not been confirmed, but police are not treating it as suspicious.

Connie Osborne, of West Mercia Police, said it was thought Miss Smyth had been staying in the Shrewsbury area around the time of her death.

"Miss Smyth, foremerly Griffiths, was thought to be staying in the Shrewsbury area before her death.

"She was originally from the West Midlands area and had links to Dudley. Her mother's maiden name is Dolan.

"Despite a number of enquiries, officers have been unable to trace her next of kin and are now appealing to the public for information about her relatives.

"We would also directly appeal to Roy Fletcher and Philip Griffiths to make contact with us."

Anyone with any information about Miss Smyth's relatives are urged to call Shropshire Coroners Office on 0300 333 3000.

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