Body found outside Richmond Heights hospital emergency room

Body found outside Richmond Heights hospital emergency room

Body found outside Richmond Heights hospital emergency room

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 11, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 11 at 11:52 AM

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.

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