Authorities Identify Woman Found Dead Inside Car At West Houston Apartment Complex

Houston police investigate a body that was found inside a car Monday, May 20, at a west Houston apartment complex. Detectives didn't know overnight whether foul play was involved.

Houston police investigate a body that was found inside a car Monday, May 20, at a west Houston apartment complex. Detectives didn't know overnight whether foul play was involved.

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Houston police investigate a body that was found inside a car Monday, May 20, at a west Houston apartment complex. Detectives didn't know overnight whether foul play was involved.

Houston police investigate a body that was found inside a car Monday, May 20, at a west Houston apartment complex. Detectives didn't know overnight whether foul play was involved.

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A woman's body was found Monday night in a car parked at a west Houston apartment complex, according to Houston police.

Authorities are waiting autopsy results in the death of the woman, identified as 35-year-old Jennifer McCray.  Her cause of death will be determined by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. Homicide detectives were uncertain overnight whether any foul play was involved.

Detectives said a passerby found the woman around 8:30 p.m. at the City West Luxury Apartments in in the 2800 block of Hayes Road. She was in the driver's seat of a Dodge Challenger.

Her body could have been there for a "couple of days," detectives said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS.

Julian Gill is a digital reporter in Houston. Read him on our breaking news site, Chron.com, and on our subscriber site, houstonchronicle.com. | [email protected] |

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