Man charged in homicide at hotel
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a man in connection with a homicide last week at a hotel in Montgomery.
At approximately 7:10 a.m., on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, police were called to the Red Carpet Inn, located at 4635 16 Ave. N.W., for reports of a suspicious death. Upon arrival, a woman was found deceased in one of the rooms.
An autopsy was conducted on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, and the victim was identified as 43-year-old Sylina Ann CURLEY. She died as the result of a homicide.
The man who called to report the death was sharing the hotel room with the victim and officers arrested him at the scene. The suspect and victim are believed to have been in a relationship.
Cliffton James SPOTTED EAGLE, 38, of Calgary, is now charged with one count of second-degree murder.
He will next appear in court on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number, 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods.