It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Angela O'Conner, 46. As reported in The Daily News she was discovered lying face up on her bed in a 9th floor apartment here at the Chelsea Hotel. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Ms. O'Conner's family for their loss. Although we personally did not know the deceased we are sure that she had many friends at the hotel who will miss her.
Angela was discovered lying in bed sometime on Friday afternoon (not, as the Daily News reported after 8:00 p.m.). She had apparently been dead for a number of days. Manager Andrew Tilley informed us that although the room Angela was found in was that of a permanent resident, he did not believe that she lived there. (That contradicts what was said in the Daily News. We ourselves are not sure of her residential status. ) The case has been turned over to the medical examiners office, who will determine the cause of death.