Homeless man found in hotel presidential suite


Story Comments Share

Updated: 11/07/2013 10:18 am Published: 11/07/2013 10:17 am


PITTSBURGH (AP) - A homeless man has gone from the proverbial penthouse to the big house after he was found sleeping in the presidential suite at one of Pittsburgh's swankiest hotels.

Police say 48-year-old Jeffrey Lennon Watson told them he's from Los Angeles but has been staying wherever he can find a comfortable spot in Pittsburgh for about the last month.

The 16th-floor suite at the Omni William Penn Hotel certainly qualifies, with crystal chandeliers, a dining room, grand piano and a wet bar.

Police say hotel security officers found Watson asleep when some guests were trying to check into the suite about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Watson is in the Allegheny County Jail, unable to post $15,000 bond. He faces a preliminary hearing Nov. 19, according to online court records, which don't list an attorney for him.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Story Comments Share

1 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

scutiny60 - 11/12/2013 1:56 PM
0 Votes
Did he leave behind bedbugs?
FOX23 Weather Center
50°
Feels Like: 47°
High: 74° | Low: 41°
Mostly Cloudy

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.