PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP/KDKA) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say the body of a man found in the trunk of a burning car in a Pittsburgh suburb last spring has been identified.
The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office says DNA evidence was used to identify the victim as 32-year-old Deven Henry Clark. The cause and manner of death are pending further investigation.
Fire crews in Penn Hills responded to a report of a blaze around 1:15 a.m. on May 27 and found the car burning in an alley behind a Baptist church. After bringing the fire under control, they found the man’s body in the trunk of the car.
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When the body was first discovered, Allegheny County Police Lt. Andrew Schurman said the body appeared to be bound with possibly a sheet or duct tape.
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