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Man dead after assault at JZ Motel on 8 Mile Road in Detroit

Police seek 2 men tied to attack

The JZ Motel and Suites sign along 8 Mile Road in Detroit.
The JZ Motel and Suites sign along 8 Mile Road in Detroit. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 56-year-old man is dead after an assault overnight at JZ Motel and Suites on 8 Mile Road in Detroit.

Sources said the victim checked into the motel about two hours before the assault. Police are searching for two men. No descriptions have been offered.

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It’s not clear what led up to this deadly attack.