Police said the two were in a relationship.
“We do not believe there are any other suspects involved in this case,” Bender said, adding that no motive has been determined.
The GBI was requested to help process the crime scene.
Hotel guest Mike Zabinski said he heard 8 to 10 loud pops but assumed they were part of continuing New Year’s Day celebrations.
“I was awakened by several shots, which I presumed were firecrackers, and I went back to bed,” Zabinski told AJC.com.
He said his family woke up Wednesday to find police officers in the elevator and more investigators in the hotel lobby.
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