Dead body found in car ticketed 7 times http://www.privateofficer.com
wpbf-tv.com– A car found in a Gainesville neighborhood with a dead body in the back seat had been ticketed seven times by city parking enforcement.
Police found the body when a resident called authorities Monday afternoon to report the car, which had been parked on the street for days.
A preliminary autopsy helped police identify the body as 42-year-old John Waldo, who had been missing since Feb. 11.
Police said the autopsy revealed no obvious cause of death. Investigators are awaiting toxicology results, which may take up to six weeks.
City records show the first ticket was issued to the 2001 BMW on Feb. 12, the day after Waldo was last seen alive.
A Gainesville city spokesman pointed out that ticket officers are not trained police officers but work out of the city’s public works department.
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