Details Released For Man Found Dead In Car

More details have been released in the Ozaukee County incident where a man was found deceased in an abandoned car in the ditch of a remote road in the southeast
portion of the county.

Officials are now saying the victim was a 49-year-old man whose last known address was in Texas and he was killed by a single gunshot.

The man was found in the car on the morning of Saturday, March 4th, on County Highway C near Tall Grass Road east of Grafton.

Officials say he was shot sometime Friday night and the incident appears targeted with no immediate threat to the community.

Police also say it appears the inside of the vehicle was set on fire, but the fire went out shortly after.

Ozaukee County officials have been working with federal partners as the case involves several states.

The car the man was in was rented in Illinois.