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Woman found dead in car on side of Krome Avenue

Trooper discovers woman with gunshot wound to head

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was found dead in her car Friday on the side of Krome Avenue in northwest Miami-Dade County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a trooper was on routine patrol Friday afternoon when he spotted the car on the side of the road, about three miles south of Okeechobee Road.

The trooper discovered the body of a woman inside the car with a gunshot wound to the head.

Sky 10 was above the crime scene as two troopers and a Miami-Dade police officer covered the front of the car with a yellow tarp.

The woman's identity hasn't been released.

Miami-Dade police Detective Daniel Ferrin said the gunshot appeared to be self-inflicted.

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