Public Safety

Person killed in car fire in Iowa City identified

IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Police Department identified a 72-year-old Iowa City man as the person found dead in a car fire Monday night.

Donald Lee Schrader was found dead in the car in the parking lot next to the former Crowded Closet building at 1213 Gilbert Court just before 11 p.m. Monday, according to a news release.

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances or crimes connected to the cause of the fire, which originated in the passenger compartment area, according to a Wednesday news release

Police said autopsy results will not be available for several weeks and the investigation remains open.

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