Body of North Carolina man reported missing found in trunk of vehicle

Published 6:17 am Friday, November 12, 2021

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The body of a North Carolina man whose family reported him missing was found in the trunk of a vehicle, a police department said.

Durham police said in a news release on Tuesday that the body of Joshua Lamont Johnson, 35, of Durham, was found around 5:30 p.m. on Monday in a parked vehicle.

The news release said Johnson had been shot multiple times and they believe the shooting occurred elsewhere. Police said Johnson’s family had reported him missing earlier in the day.

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Investigators say the shooting doesn’t appear to be random, but there have been no arrests so far. The news release said no further details are available and police didn’t immediately response to a request for additional comment.