Police say 33-year old Ike Scarborough was attacked Sunday at the Aloha Motel, located in the 300 block of Samish Way. Scarborough, a Bellingham resident, was pronounced dead on Monday.
Details about the assault are sketchy, but police believe 34-year-old David Alan Solomon Jr. was the attacker. Solomon is described as a Native American man who stands 5'8" tall and weighs 187 pounds.
Police say he may be driving a black 2009 Pontiac Torrent with Washington license plate B54591H.
Anyone with information about Solomon's whereabouts is asked to call the police immediately.