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TPD: Car with body found inside was involved in crash, then moved

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Posted at 6:29 AM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 20:41:30-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department is currently investigating a death near the intersection of Pasco Street and Okaloosa Street.

TPD says on Friday at approximately 4:57 a.m., officers arrived on scene to find a deceased person inside a vehicle.

Investigators determined the vehicle, a black Toyota Corolla, was involved in a traffic crash near the area of Mill Street and Springhill Road. They say the car was later moved to the area of Pasco Street and Okaloosa Street after the crash.

The deceased person, an adult male, was located inside the vehicle by responding officers who attempted life saving measures that were unsuccessful. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

This case has been assigned to investigators with TPD's Violent Crimes Unit.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to please call them at (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.

TPD says they will provide more information when it becomes available.