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Police investigating body found in vehicle at Durham apartment complex

Police investigating body found in vehicle at Durham apartment complex

Police are investigating a body found in a vehicle that crashed into other cars at a Durham apartment complex early Thursday morning, Jan. 3, 2019. Officers were called to the complex on Hopson Road at 3:41 a.m. and found several damaged vehicles.
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Police are investigating a body found in a vehicle that crashed into other cars at a Durham apartment complex early Thursday morning, Jan. 3, 2019. Officers were called to the complex on Hopson Road at 3:41 a.m. and found several damaged vehicles.

Police are investigating a body found in a vehicle that crashed into other cars at a Durham apartment complex early Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the complex in the 4400 block of Hopson Road at 3:41 a.m. and found several damaged vehicles, Durham police said in a news release.

During the investigation, officers found the body of a man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the news release.

Investigators are trying to determine what led to the man’s death, police said.

The Southern Oaks Apartment complex is in the 4400 block of Hopson Road. The area is near Davis Drive.

Josh Shaffer covers Wake County and federal courts. He has been a reporter for The News & Observer since 2004 and previously wrote a column about unusual people and places.
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