The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is investigating a homicide inside the Crowne Plaza on Date Avenue. 

Around 9:20 a.m. Monday, authorities got a call about an unconscious and injured woman lying in a hallway at the Crowne Plaza on Date Avenue.

The witness also said there was a man in his early 30's on the property that may be connected.

An off-duty officer in the area responded and arrested the man.

The female victim was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities believe the victim and suspect knew each other and were guests at the hotel.

Photo Courtesy of Sacramento County Sheriff's Department