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Police investigating after man found dead in car in St. Petersburg

Posted at 10:19 PM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 07:46:12-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car on Monday night.

St. Petersburg Police say 29-year-old Derrick Williams Jr. was found dead in a car in the 100 block of 38th St. North.

At approximately 9:15 p.m., someone in a nearby home called 911 stating that they thought they heard a crash and saw a driver slumped over in a gray sedan.



When officers arrived the car's engine was still running and they discovered Williams was shot and deceased. 

Anyone with information about Williams or the incident should call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 with report # 2018-047284.