Foul play suspected in death of unknown male found in Lima

LIMA — Allen County law enforcement authorities are awaiting the results of an autopsy in hopes of learning the identity of a man found deceased Tuesday evening inside a vehicle at the Speedway convenience store at 1875 Harding Highway.

According to a statement issued by the Allen County Sheriffs Office, deputies were dispatched to the scene at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and discovered a young, Hispanic male in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle. Emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and pronounced the man dead. He is not believed to reside locally, the statement said.

The death is considered suspicious and the body was taken to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office in Toledo, where an autopsy is expected to be performed Thursday morning.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Russ Hunlock at 419-993-1427 or 419-227-3535.