Police say Iowa teen girl found dead in car had been shot

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old girl found dead early Tuesday behind the wheel of a vehicle that had crashed in Cedar Rapids appears to have been shot.

Television station KCRG reports that Cedar Rapids police found the car crashed just before 6: 30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawthorne Hill Apartments with the girl inside the vehicle.

Police say it appeared the girl had suffered a gunshot wound, but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm a cause of death.

Police have not released the teen’s name and say they have no suspects at this time.

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