Death investigation underway after body found in vehicle

Body found inside car in Ironton
Published: Jul. 14, 2022 at 9:02 AM EDT
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IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) - The Ironton Police Department is investigating after a body was found Wednesday evening.

Officials say officers got a call around 8 p.m. about someone in a car who appeared to be unconscious.

Officers responded to a parking lot along 2nd Street between Adams Street and Jefferson Street.

Police officers and the fire department secured the scene late Wednesday night.

Ironton Police do not believe there is a threat to the public at this time.

“We’re looking at every avenue. We’re still in the early stages of the investigation,” said Det. Capt. Brian Pauley. “We don’t feel like there’s any public safety concern. We believe this to be an isolated incident.”

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to give police a call at 740-532-5605.

Officers respond to a parking lot along 2nd Street between Adams Street and Jefferson Street in...
Officers respond to a parking lot along 2nd Street between Adams Street and Jefferson Street in Ironton, Ohio Wednesday evening after a body was discovered inside a vehicle.(WSAZ)

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