Crest Inn Suites & Cottages

State Police believe a man who died recently at Crest Inn Suites & Cottages in Wilton was killed by a bullet fired through a wall in the motel. On Monday, Daniel A. Salas-Miranda, 40, pleaded guilty to two felonies and will serve up to 10 years in prison.

WILTON — State Police are investigating a "suspicious" death at the Route 9 motel owned by the family that owned the limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in Schoharie last weekend.

Police said the death did not appear related to the owners of the Crest Inn Suites & Cottages, but they would not release the name of the man who died, or comment on possible manner or cause of death.

State Police were at the motel on Wednesday when a person's body was discovered on the property. The agency said in a news release that a "preliminary" investigation resulted in the death being deemed "suspicious."

"At this time, the death does not have any connection to the owners of the business, or the business itself," the news release reads.

The property remained guarded by state troopers as of Thursday afternoon.

The Hussain family, who own the motel, also operate Prestige Limousine, the company whose stretch limo crashed in Schoharie on Saturday, killing the driver, 17 passengers and two bystanders.

More details will be posted when they become available.

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