Gary Police Say Corpse Found In Trunk

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September 4, 2013 — Gary police say they are investigating the death of a man found in a car trunk at a tow lot.

Police Corporal Gabrielle King says police found the body of 43-year-old Patrick Antonio Bush today at Bennie’s Towing after receiving a missing person’s report about him.

She says Bush last spoke to a family member at his Gary residence at approximately 12:59 a.m. Sunday and had not been seen nor heard from since.   The Lake County Coroner’s death notification lists his address as 2923 W. 17th Avenue Gary, Indiana, certifying his death at 10;50 a.m. today.

King says that at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, “an officer towed a 1996 Cadillac that is registered to Mrs. Bush from the 2700 block of Jefferson Street.”  She says Gary Police located that vehicle and Bush’s corpse today at Bennie’s Towing, after a visit this morning to 2160 West 10th Avenue.

Cpl. King says police processed the recovery scene before removing Bush’s remains to the Lake County Morgue.  Sgt. Dan Callahan is the lead investigator and can be reached at 219-881-7545.



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