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EXCLUSIVE: 'America's Got Talent' Death - See The Crime Scene Photos Here

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Oct. 26 2010, Published 2:00 p.m. ET

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Specks of blood still stain the corridors of the Los Angeles hotel where the wife of an America's Got Talent contestant plunged to her death, and only has the exclusive photos from the gruesome crime scene.

Laura Finley, 48, died after falling to the bottom of a stairwell at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on October 23.

Laura's husband, musician Joe Finley, is considered a person of interest in her death, according to cops.

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She was at the hotel to support her husband while he auditioned for the hit NBC show.

Speaking exclusively to, a hotel worker reveals how Laura had binged on three glasses of wine while she and her husband sat in the bar the night before she died.

"I can't recall him drinking, but she was drinking wine spritzers," said the man who witnessed her final moments alive.

Joe admitted to the pair had "partied" and indulged in ecstasy the night before her mysterious death.

Laura was found in her underwear after falling from the eleventh and top floor of the hotel to the bottom of the stairwell - below the second floor of the hotel.

The stairwell is at the opposite end of the floor from the ice machine, where Laura's husband has said she went when leaving the room around 3am PT

As revealed, Laura had been involved in a mysterious incident at the machine in the middle of the night - just hours before she died.

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According to her step-mom, Elba Sutterlin, Laura went to get ice from the hotel corridor around 3am.

When she returned, the woman told husband Joe: "You won't believe what somebody tried to do to me when I went to get ice."

Joe admitted: "We were partying, we took ecstasy, but it wasn't out of control."

He said: "She was really happy, I was happy, we were excited about my music. I wrote her a poem. We went down to a jazz bar in the hotel and then took a tour of the hotel because apparently it's an historic place. We were having a great time."

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Lt. Vernon of the LAPD told law enforcement were "looking at surveillance video from several locations throughout the hotel and hotel bars."

But has learned there are no security cameras in the bar or in the stairwell where Laura fell.

According to a hotel source, there are only cameras in the lobby and near the elevators.


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