Body found in abandoned car

November 16, 2009 6:10:52 PM PST
A murder investigation is underway in Mount Vernon where police found the body of woman in the back of an abandoned car. The white car was located in the trash-filled back yard of a home at 149 South 11th Avenue.

Eyewitness News is told the home has been vacant since August.

It's not known yet how the woman was killed, but neighbors said that her hands were bound.

Police have few other details as this investigation is just beginning.