Two people found dead inside running car in garage

Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WWL-TV)- Two people are dead after they were found inside a running car in a New Orleans East garage early Thursday morning.

Officers responded to Briarheath Drive after a resident said they heard a car running inside a garage for about 45 minutes. Police found an unresponsive man in the front seat of a car and an unresponsive woman lying across the rear seat. 

Paramedics pronounced both dead at the scene.

While police have not released the names of the victims yet, Brittany Lavigne and Latrell Johnson told WWLTV that police called them around midnight saying that their brother, Marcus Willis Jr., was found dead inside the car. The sisters believe the unidentified woman was his girlfriend.

The incident remains under investigation.

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