facebook
twitter
search
search

Woman found dead in tanning bed

Jan. 23, 2012 at 7:04 PM

DALLAS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Police say they're investigating the death of a Dallas woman found in a tanning bed belonging to her boyfriend.

Police say a man whose name has not been released returned home from a weekend away to find his girlfriend, Rhonda Waits, 46, lying in the bed unresponsive, KXAS-TV, Dallas, reported.

He called authorities, who went to the house at about 12:17 a.m. Sunday and reported finding no sign of trauma, WFAA-TV, Dallas, said.

The tanning machine was equipped with a timer that switches off after a selected time is reached. It was not on when the woman's body was found.

The Tarrant County medical examiner has not released an official cause of death.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Greek referendum: 'No' vote leads early results, opinion polls
Russian resupply spacecraft docks onto ISS to deliver needed provisions
Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa targeted heavily in airstrikes
Maine reports first fireworks fatality since 2012 legalization
Prison escapee David Sweat returned to maximum security prison