Man, suspecting he had COVID, leaves home to quarantine and is found dead in Beachwood hotel: Lyndhurst police blotter
LYNDHURST, Ohio — Body found: Park East Drive
At 10:55 a.m. Oct. 18, a Lyndhurst man reported that his son, 31, had not returned home and had not answered his cell phone. Police went to the son’s home on Harwich Road. There, the missing man’s roommate said that the subject of the search was staying at a hotel in Beachwood.
The roommate told police the wrong hotel name, so he was not immediately found. However, at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 18, Beachwood police found the man’s body in a room at Hotel Indigo, 3581 Park East Drive.
It was learned that the man had flu-like symptoms and, believing he may have COVID-19, went to the hotel to self-quarantine. Several cold medicines were found in the hotel room. Foul play and suicide have been ruled out as causes of his death. The medical examiner will make a ruling on the cause of