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HAZMAT CALLED: Body Found Inside Car

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Hazmat crews were called out Monday afternoon to investigate a death on Des Moines’ east side.

A man’s body was found in a car in the 2100 block of Searle Street. The responding officer noticed a chemical smell and called hazmat.

Police took photos of the crime scene before hazmat crews safely removed the body.

Authorities aren’t saying what chemical is involved but they say no one is in any danger.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.