Police: Woman found dead in car in Prince George’s Co.

Police are on the scene of a death investigation of a woman found in a car in Capitol Heights, Maryland. (Courtesy Prince George's County Police)

A woman was found dead in a car Thursday in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Police received a call around 5:30 a.m. for a welfare check on Ritchie Drive in Capitol Heights.

An employee at a nearby business noticed the woman in her car and called police.

When officers arrived, they found a woman inside the car with trauma to her upper body.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police ask anyone with information on the circumstances leading up to the woman’s death to call 1-866-411-TIPS.

Below, is a map of the area where the woman was found:

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