DeKalb County police on Wednesday released photos of a "person of interest" being sought after a woman was reportedly strangled to death.
Ashley Mays, 20, whose identity eluded authorities for days, was found last Friday morning at the Quality Inn & Suites at 5300 Snapfinger Park Drive. She was a Lithonia resident.
After the death was determined to be from strangulation, homicide detectives released images of the man, shown in surveillance camera photos, as well as a vehicle.
"Anyone with information on the identity of the person pictured is urged to contact Crime Stoppers," Maj. Stephen Fore of DeKalb County police said in a news release.
Tips can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Even anonymous tipsters can be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.