Alaska

4 people found dead in Alaskan hotel room

Alaskan officials say four people were found dead in a Fairbanks hotel room on Friday.

The Fairbanks Police Department said the deaths, which included a child, appear to have been caused by gunshots.

Authorities discovered a man crying as officers arrived. The man directed officials to the nearby room that the bodies were found in.

Officials say there is no public threat.

No further details were provided.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.