SAN FRANCISCO -- Officials said Thursday that a 72-year-old woman missing from Piedmont was found dead in a San Francisco hotel room on Wednesday morning.

Although it was initially reported that the woman was found safe, a spokesman for the Office of the San Francisco Medical Examiner said Jill Reese was found dead about 10 a.m. Wednesday at a hotel in the 700 block of Market Street in San Francisco. The name of the hotel was not released and circumstances surrounding her death were also not released.

San Francisco Police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said police are not investigating the death as a homicide.

The spokesman for the medical examiner said a cause of death is pending.

Jill Reese, 72, of Piedmont
Jill Reese, 72, of Piedmont

Reese was last seen at 11 a.m. Tuesday leaving her Piedmont home, driving a 2013 gray Lexus RS 350, police said.

Reese did not show up at an appointment in Orinda Tuesday and did not return home by 5 p.m. Tuesday as expected, police said. Her family then reported her missing.

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