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DEAD MAN IDENTIFIED

April 27, 2001 – The man whose dead body was found in a car along a Crown Mountain side road Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 22-year-old Carlos Colon of Lindbergh Bay.
Colon's body was found in the driver's seat of a Mazda sedan. Law enforcement sources said Thursday the vehicle was not registered to Colon, but persons who knew him said they had seen him driving the vehicle recently. The killing was described as an execution by police sources who would not say if investigators have theorized whether Colon was shot from inside or outside the vehicle. No bullet holes appeared on the vehicle and none of its glass windows were shot out.
An autopsy conducted by Medical Examiner Dr. Francisco Landron disclosed that either the gunshot to the head or the shot to the chest would have been fatal.
Colon was found when a citizen called police to report that a person inside a vehicle along the roadway that leads to WGOD radio station on Crown Mountain maybe dead.
Police continued the appeal to the public for more information. Anyone with information on the murder should call police at the confidential crime line 777-8711, homicide investigators at 774-4050 or emergency 911.

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April 27, 2001 – The man whose dead body was found in a car along a Crown Mountain side road Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 22-year-old Carlos Colon of Lindbergh Bay.
Colon's body was found in the driver's seat of a Mazda sedan. Law enforcement sources said Thursday the vehicle was not registered to Colon, but persons who knew him said they had seen him driving the vehicle recently. The killing was described as an execution by police sources who would not say if investigators have theorized whether Colon was shot from inside or outside the vehicle. No bullet holes appeared on the vehicle and none of its glass windows were shot out.
An autopsy conducted by Medical Examiner Dr. Francisco Landron disclosed that either the gunshot to the head or the shot to the chest would have been fatal.
Colon was found when a citizen called police to report that a person inside a vehicle along the roadway that leads to WGOD radio station on Crown Mountain maybe dead.
Police continued the appeal to the public for more information. Anyone with information on the murder should call police at the confidential crime line 777-8711, homicide investigators at 774-4050 or emergency 911.