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Edmonton police investigate suspicious death after man found dead in vehicle

File: A photo of a Edmonton Police Service vehicle. Global News

Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found inside a vehicle in north Edmonton.

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, police responded to the area of 120 Avenue and 82 Street in the Eastwood neighbourhood after receiving a call reporting an alleged impaired driver in a parked vehicle.

Police were then directed to another parked vehicle, which was covered in snow and appeared to be abandoned.

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Police said that vehicle was unlocked. Inside, officers discovered a dead man.

An autopsy has since identified the man as 62-year-old Robert Broen, but police said further testing is required to determine the cause and manner of his death.

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Homicide investigators are still treating his death as suspicious and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the man’s death is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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