RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A body was found inside a vehicle in the parking lot of the St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights Thursday morning.
Richmond Heights officers were dispatched to the scene around 4 a.m. to investigate after emergency personnel discovered the victim. Officers located the body in a car near the hospital’s emergency room entrance.
Officials say the person’s death is not being investigated as suspicious and is not a suicide.
The Director of Communications at St. Mary’s said the victim was not a patient at the hospital, did not have an appointment and was not a hospital employee.
Police did not say if the person, who is about 70 years old, is a male or female.
The coroner’s office expects to release more information at a later time.