Man Found Dead In A Car In Sterling Heights

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On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, an 18-year-old man was found dead in a car in a CVS parking lot in Sterling Heights, Michigan. According to the Detroit News, the man may have been overdosed before two people placed him in a parked car and fled the scene. Police Chief Michael Reese said that round 11:45 pm that night, a woman and her daughter called 911 after they saw two men move an unconscious man from their vehicle to an adjacent Jeep parked at a CVS Pharmacy, located at the intersection of Hall Road and Hayes Road. After dumping the body in the adjacent car, the two men fled in their car southbound on Hayes Road.

“Officers arrived at the scene minutes later and observed a white male who appeared to be deceased in the Jeep,” Reese said. “Further investigation indicated that there were no signs of trauma, and it appears that this could be an overdose.”

Police believe that the cause of death was in fact an overdose, but the official cause of death will not be known until an autopsy has taken place. Currently, police are not releasing victim's family and are attempting to locate his family. Police have found and interviewed the two men seen placing the body into the Jeep, but it is not clear whether or not they will face charges. The investigation is still ongoing and the two men are not in custody at this time.

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