A 24-year-old woman was found dead in a St. Petersburg motel room.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide at La Quinta Motel. Officials say Destynee Nekole Burkes, 24, of Gulfport, was found dead in a motel room at 4999 34th St. North, in St. Petersburg, on Monday afternoon. The motel is in the Lealman area. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Detectives are currently on scene. Stay with Gulfport Patch for updates.