Michelangelo Hotel

Head of Paris Institute for Political Studies Richard Descoings seen on June 2, 2009 in Paris. (Photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Questions Surround Death Of Renowned French Academic At NYC Hotel

The body of Richard Descoings was found on the 7th floor of the Michelangelo Hotel around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, but are still treating his death as somewhat suspicious.

04/04/2012

Michelangelo Hotel (credit: CBS 2)

Renowned French Academic Found Dead In NYC Hotel

Prominent French academic Richard Descoings was found naked in his 7th floor hotel room at Midtown’s Michelangelo Hotel on Tuesday, with no sign of trauma and no outward evidence of foul play, according to police.

04/03/2012