A hotel known for drawing tourists into the busy streets of Times Square is now involved in a homicide investigation.
The medical examiner is working to determine a cause of death, but the victim was believed to have suffered head trauma.
Police are looking for a man who was seen with the victim earlier in the day. Investigators say his name is Renato Seabra. He's approximately 20 years old and was last seen wearing a black suit and a purple tie.
Anyone with information is asked to call the New York City Police Department's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. You can also log into the Crime stoppers web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (crimes) then enter TIP577.