Body found inside car in Kroger parking lot

By WEEK Reporter

Body found inside car in Kroger parking lot

April 1, 2012 Updated Apr 1, 2012 at 10:46 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill-- A 30 year-old man was found dead inside a car parked in a grocery store parking lot in Peoria early Sunday morning.

According to a Peoria Police report, officers responded to the parking lot of Kroger at 801 West Lake Avenue just before 4 a.m.

There they found the man sitting in a car, slumped over the steering wheel.

The Peoria County Coroner has identified the man as Derrick Shane.

Police say there was no sign of a struggle or robbery.

They add Shane had a history of using illegal drugs, and evidence of drug use was found at the scene.

The coroner says an autopsy will determine Shane's cause of death.

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