Woman Found Dead Inside Car Parked In Hospital Lot

By Sarah Beckman | sbeckman@weareiowa.com

Published 09/29 2016 10:45AM

Updated 09/29 2016 10:45AM

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DES MOINES - Police are looking into a suspicious death that was reported early Thursday morning in Des Moines.

The Des Moines Police Department said officers were dispateched to Broadlawns Hospital around 8 a.m. on Thursday to investigate a report of a deceased person being found in a parked vehicle. When officers showed up, they found a dead adult female in the cargo area of a parked minivan. It appears the car had been at the hospital for several days.

At this time, the death is considered by police to be suspicious. A crime scene investigation unit is on the scene collecting evidence. The woman has not been identified yet.

 

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