1 arrested after human remains found in hotel room

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old Seattle man has been arrested after detectives found human remains in his Renton hotel room. The Seattle Times reports Mercer Island detectives arrived at a Renton hotel this week to follow up on a tip about a missing 61-year-old Mercer Island man, according to Renton police. The man hadn’t been seen since April 23. Detectives noticed a “foul odor” coming from a hotel room, obtained a search warrant to enter the room and found remains. The remains haven’t been identified. Police say the Seattle man was booked on unrelated charges, pending confirmation of the victim’s cause of death.