Dead Body Found in Car Along Montgomery County Road

State and county authorities are investigating the death of a man found shot in a car in Montgomery County.

Officers responded to report of  a suspicious vehicle on the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue in Pottstown shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday when they found the body of a 20-year-old male in the driver's seat.

The victim suffered at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead the scene, according to police.
The 20-year-old victim's identity hasn't been released.

Police at the scene said they had opened a homicide investigation, but an autopsy would determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pottstown Police Department at 610-970-6570 or the Montgomery County Detective Bureau at 610-278-3368.

Copyright AP - Associated Press
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