Body Found in Trunk of Impounded Car

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    A body was discovered in the trunk of a car at a D.C. impound lot Thursday morning.

    The car was ticketed for a morning rush hour parking violation and impounded by the Department of Public Works July 12. On July 15, the car was moved from a temporary holding lot to the Blue Plains impound lot in Southeast.

    Body Found in D.C. Impound Lot

    [DC] Body Found in D.C. Impound Lot
    A worker at the Blue Plains Impound lot in DC smelled a foul odor coming from a convertible. Investigators found a dead body inside.

    The body was found after a worker at the lot noticed a foul odor, News4's Derrick Ward reported.

    The remains were transported to the medical examiner's office for autopsy and identification. Police have not said whether the body is that of a man, woman or child.

    Anyone with information about the case should call police at 202-727-9099 or 888-919-CRIME (2746). Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS and to the department’s text message tip line at 50411.


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