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Police ID body found in car towed from Brookline as 32-year-old Roxbury man

A Brookline Police cruiser. Photo by Zoe Zekos
May 13, 2024

Police have identified the man found dead in a car towed from the TJ Maxx in Brookline as 32-year-old Devonte McFall of Roxbury.

McFall had been inside a vehicle parked at the department store at 525 Harvard Street since about 3:30 p.m. on May 8, according to Paul Campbell, a deputy superintendent with the Brookline Police Department.

The car was towed with his body in it just before 11:30 p.m. that night, Campbell said, and not discovered until the next morning at the D&G Towing lot in Allston.

The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of McFall’s death, a process which can take weeks, but Campbell said that early indications are the death was “not suspicious.”

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The car was a Jeep Wrangler with an out-of-state license plate, according to WCVB, which first reported the investigation on Friday.