Anchorage police find woman dead inside vehicle

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say a woman was found dead Thursday morning inside a vehicle near downtown Anchorage.

Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says in a statement that police were alerted just before 7:30 a.m. about a woman who was unresponsive and unconscious in a vehicle at the 1000 block of 6th Avenue.

Castro says responding medics declared the woman dead at the scene.

Police are investigating to determine the cause of death and if foul play was involved. An autopsy has been ordered.

Castro says the woman has not been positively identified yet.

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