ABILENE, Texas -

Police are investigating a death at a hotel in the 3900 block of Ridgemont Drive.

Investigators are at the Best Western Whitten South, located across the street from Target and near the Mall of Abilene.

Authorities have confirmed the deceased is a 40-year-old man and that he had been dead in the hotel room for up to two days.

Nine police detectives are on the scene. One of the detectives questioned hotel guests and was seen looking into snow-covered parked cars. Another detective was spotted taking photographs outside of the hotel's Room 223.

It is unclear if the death is a homicide or of natural causes, but it has been labeled suspicious.

The man was found dead about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.