Police: Woman found dead inside a car in Minneapolis | KSTP.com

Police: Woman found dead inside a car in Minneapolis

Police: Woman found dead inside a car in Minneapolis Photo: KSTP-TV.

KSTP
Updated: May 29, 2020 07:23 AM
Created: May 29, 2020 05:12 AM

A woman was found dead inside a car Friday morning, according to John Elder, Minneapolis Police Department spokesperson. 

According to Elder, two police chiefs were flagged down while on patrol. They were told that a woman might be dead inside a car by North Bryant and 17th avenues. 

Once they arrived at the scene, the officers found a car in the middle of the road with a woman inside on the back seat. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. 

They believe the woman to be in her 30s and stated that they see trauma to the body, said Elder. 

The woman was the only person in the car. 

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS asked Elder if the death was connected to recent events going on in the cities. He said it is hard to tell, but the energy is high with tension throughout the city. 

More information about the incident is expected to come at a later time. 

Editor's Note: A previous version of this report stated "women" in the headline and has been corrected to "woman."


Copyright 2020 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook

More human remains found in Minneapolis believed to belong to 36-year-old man

Female found dead in parking lot near New Horizon Academy in Lakeville, man in custody

MDH: 1 new COVID-19 death, 80 new cases

Minnesota Gopher Athletics announces full capacity for sporting events

Robbinsdale newlywed killed by ex, widower says

UPDATE: Man in critical condition after north St. Paul shooting, woman in custody