Kent Police open homicide investigation after body found in a car

Kent Police have opened a homicide investigation after finding a dead man in a car.

Officers were called to reports of an unconscious or dead man in a car at the Buena Casa Apartment complex at 2:49 p.m. Monday. They found a man locked inside with injuries, so they had fire crews force the door open.

The man was declared dead at the scene, identified him as a 23-year-old Bonney Lake resident.

Authorities say reports of a suspect vehicle leaving the area as officers arrived on scene are not accurate, and that person was not involved in the incident.

Kent Police are on-scene collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call (253) 856-5808 or email

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