Susie Zhao was one a few women featured on the “World Poker Tour.”
Her body was discovered back on July 13, but information about the death Susie Zhao has only begun to circulate now. The FBI is reportedly investigating the bizarre circumstances surrounding the pressional poker player’s death. According to Deadline, Zhao was one only a handful women to be featured on World Poker Tour, a tournament broadcasted on Fox Sports Net.
Zhao’s remains were reportedly found in a park on the outskirts Detroit and police stated that her body was “badly burned.” TMZ reports that it took investigators a week to identify the remains. A detective said during a press conference on Friday, “We started looking into her past history over the course the last few days before her death. At that point, we determined that we wanted the assistance the FBI to assist us with some their technology. Even if you think it’s something minute, we’ll take any calls.”
“We’re looking into every lead, every possibility,” the detective added. “Obviously when you’re dealing with that type pression you have potential owing debt, and those are things that we’re looking into.” The poker player’s friends have taken to social media to memorialize her with fond memories as investigators attempt to piece together how her life came to such a gruesome end.