August 19, 2014 1:02 pm

Body found in parked car in Saint-Leonard

Police are on the scene of Montreal's 19th homicide.

David Sedell/Global News

MONTREAL – Police have confirmed the body of a man in his 20′s has been found in a car early Tuesday morning in Saint-Leonard.

A passerby reportedly called 911 around 7:30 a.m. after seeing the body in a small grey Toyota parked on Michelet street near Jean-Talon street East.

“Traces of violence on the body were visible,” said André Leclerc, a spokesperson for the Montreal police.

For now, officials are calling it a suspicious death.

Major crime units are on the scene and are looking for witnesses to find out what happened.

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