Body found in car in Mid City identified

Updated: Jul. 30, 2019 at 9:26 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A man was found dead in a car Monday afternoon in Mid City.

The report came in around 3:45 p.m. on Monday, July 29 in the 200 block of East Drive near Government Street, behind Rocca Pizzeria.

The Baton Rouge Police Department says officers responded to a report about a person possibly unresponsive in the vehicle. Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma when he was found.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner identified the man as Bryce Sheffield, 27. A toxicology test is pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

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