Maryland woman, 22, dies of suffocation after getting stuck in the window of her Florida hotel room

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Maryland woman, 22, dies of suffocation after getting stuck in the window of her Florida hotel room trying to climb through when she forgot her keys

  • Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville, Maryland, was found dead by police in a Grassy Key resort window on March 18
  • Police said Therriault was trying to climb through the window of her room at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida when she was suffocated.
  • Police said it looked like Therriault was trying to get in through the window because she didn’t have a hotel key to her room.
  • Therriault was pronounced dead on the spot and police say no foul play is expected in this case

A young Maryland woman died after she became trapped in the window of her Florida hotel room after locking herself out.

Sydney Therriault, 22, from Beallsville, Maryland was found dead by police in a Grassy Key resort window on March 18, said Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in a statement

According to the police, Therriault was trying to climb through the window of her room at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon when she became suffocated after being trapped.

Her friend Megan Harney called Therriaault a 'selfless, free-spirited soul',

Her friend Megan Harney called Therriaault a ‘selfless, free spirit’,

'There are many in our community who have felt the warmth of Sydney's smile and we will process our pain and miss her for a long time to come,'

'There are many in our community who have felt the warmth of Sydney's smile and we will process our pain and miss her for a long time to come,'

‘There are many in our community who have felt the warmth of Sydney’s smile and we will process our pain and miss her for a long time to come,’

Police said it looked like Therriault was trying to get in through the window because she didn’t have a hotel key to her room.

Therriaault was pronounced dead on the spot and police say no foul play is expected.

It is not clear whether Therriaault was in Florida for Spring Break.

Tributes for Therriault are pouring in from friends and colleagues online.

In a statement posted to Facebook, Butler Montessori – the private school in Darnestown that Therriault once attended and also worked as a classroom assistant – said she “ brought joy to everyone who came into contact with her. ”

“There are many in our community who have felt the warmth of Sydney’s smile and we will process our pain and miss her for a long time to come,” the school said in its statement.

Police discovered Therriault's body at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida

Police discovered Therriault's body at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida

Police discovered Therriault’s body at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida

Police say Therriault was trying to enter her room at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida through the window when she became trapped and suffocated

Police say Therriault was trying to enter her room at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida through the window when she became trapped and suffocated

Police say Therriault was trying to enter her room at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Marathon, Florida through the window when she became trapped and suffocated

Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville, Maryland, was found by police in a Grassy Key resort window on March 18

Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville, Maryland, was found by police in a Grassy Key resort window on March 18

Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville, Maryland, was found by police in a Grassy Key resort window on March 18

Her friend Megan Harney called Therriaault an ‘unselfish, free-spirited soul’,

‘Sydney, you will be missed by so many here, but you will be welcomed up there by many …’ she wrote on Facebook.

Your free spirit to travel and help people and see the world in your own time has encouraged me to get out and follow my own path. You will never be forgotten since you touched so many. Rest quiet, beautiful. ‘

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