Public Safety

Body found in vehicle in wooded area near Interstate 380

A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)
A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids police are investigating a body found Thursday morning in a vehicle near Interstate 380.

The body of a man, believed to be between 25 and 30 years of age, was found in a wooded area off northbound Interstate 380 north of 76th Avenue SW, according to a news release.

Police and firefighters were dispatched to a possible crash in that area at 9:41 a.m.

A property owner found the vehicle with a body inside, the news release said.

No other information was available Thursday.

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