BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) – A Battle Creek man’s body has been found in the trunk of an abandoned car taken over the weekend to a southern Michigan tow yard.
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Police say the car’s owner found the body of 43-year-old Diabulo White Monday morning when she went to retrieve the vehicle from the tow yard.
Battle Creek Detective Sgt. Todd Elliott said White had been shot in the head. He was reported missing Saturday by his mother.READ MORE: Lions Release LB Christian Jones, Re-Sign DB Mike Ford
The car was towed from private property. Police say the property owner knew nothing about the vehicle.
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White’s death is under investigation.