Man found dead inside vehicle in central Laredo, police say

Published: Oct. 3, 2023 at 8:33 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a vehicle in central Laredo.

Laredo Police received the call at around 8 a.m. regarding a man who was unresponsive inside a van at the 3600 block of Cedar Avenue.

Officers immediately contacted paramedics who were able to gain entry and medically evaluate the victim.

“When officers arrived, they located a male individual slumped over in the driver’s side of the vehicle, paramedics responded to the scene and in fact did confirm that this person did not have any signs of life,” said Officer Jose Espionza. “They did have to break a window in order to get to the victim and inside the vehicle was a canine who was recovered by animal control.”

Police say it is not known how long the vehicle was parked at the location.

The medical examiner’s office is in the process of determining the exact cause of death.

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