27-year-old man found dead inside Dodge Charger at Detroit motel

Man fatally shot, police say

A Detroit motel where a man's body was found inside a car on Oct. 7, 2022. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 27-year-old man was found dead overnight inside a Dodge Charger at a Detroit motel.

The discovery was made at 2:19 a.m. Friday (Oct. 7) in the 14700 block of East 8 Mile Road on the city’s east side.

Police said the 27-year-old man had been fatally shot. His body was found inside a white 2012 Dodge Charger.

No additional information has been revealed. Officials continue to investigate.


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