Homicide investigation underway after neighbor finds body in car in Parkland


PARKLAND, Wash – A homeowner had quite a shock Friday morning when he found a man dead inside a car near his home.

Pierce County’s Jerry Bates said deputies were called around 7:30 a.m. to the report in the 1200 block of 144th Street East.

When they arrived they quickly deemed it a homicide investigation.

The car and the body had been removed by mid-day. Officials provided no other details about the identity of the body in the car or about their investigation.