UPDATE: Dead body found in vehicle

(CBS42)
(CBS42)

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367360118&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4038252&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367360118 type=script]BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the body found Monday in Hueytown as  31-year-old Jason Lee Howard.

ORIGINAL: A body was found in a vehicle in the Hueytown/Bessemer city limits on Monday.

According to a release from the Bessemer Police Department, Bessemer Police and Fire were dispatched to the area after a call about a dead body in a vehicle.

Police were then able to determine that the vehicle was previously reported in a missing person’s case on April 28, 2013.

The body was taken to the Jefferson County Coroner’s office to be examined.

CBS42 will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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