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Employee finds woman dead in car behind store in Blaine

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The body of woman was discovered in a car behind a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Blaine Sunday morning, the Pioneer Press reports.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, the body was found by a Lowe's employee in the parking lot behind the Ulysses Street NE store about 7 a.m.

The sheriff's office says the car apparently hit a fence behind the business, and law enforcement officials found the woman slumped over the steering wheel of the vehicle, the Star Tribune reports.

No details have been released about the victim, and officials have not yet determined if any foul play was involved.

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office, Blaine Police Department and Midwest Medical Examiner's Office are conducting an investigation.

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