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City of Placentia
Friday January 4th, 2019 :: 04:18 p.m. PST

Advisory

Man found deceased in a vehicle

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAN FOUND DECEASED IN VEHICLE On January 4, 2019 at approximately 12:30 PM, Placentia Police officers were dispatched to the 99 Cents Only Store parking lot located in the 1200 block of E. Yorba Linda Blvd reference a male subject slumped over inside of a vehicle with the engine still running. Officers arrived on scene and located the male subject sitting in the driver’s seat with the engine running and the doors locked. The male was slumped over towards the front passenger seat and was unresponsive. Officers had to force entry into the vehicle to check on the male’s welfare. Upon forcing entry, the officers found that the male was not breathing and Orange County Fire Authority paramedics on scene pronounced the male deceased. The male subject was in his late 20’s and the cause of death is still under investigation. At this time no foul play is suspected. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending notification to next of kin. If anyone has any information concerning this incident they are encouraged to call the Placentia Police Department at (714) 993-8164.

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City of Placentia
401 E Chapman Ave
Placentia, CA 92870

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-993-8117

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