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Tallahassee Police identify woman found in Walmart parking lot, foul play not suspected

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Published: Feb. 19, 2020 at 12:24 PM EST
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

February 19, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department has identified the body found in a car in the parking lot of Walmart on West Tennessee Street as 49-year-old Celia Helm.

TPD says Helm had been reported missing since February 14.

Some Tallahassee residents are very concerned about the reoccurring events.

..."There is a lot of concern about what's going on in our neighborhood because this is like the third person and it's getting a little suspicious and is concerning," said Tallahassee Rebekka Behr. "Especially for someone that likes to travel alone, and goes to the store alone and honestly lives alone."

Officials say the case has been turned over to the Violent Crime Unit and an investigation is ongoing, but also say there doesn't appear to be any signs of foul play.

Tallahassee Police posted a missing persons flyer for Helm on Tuesday to social media.

#UPDATE https://www.facebook.com/115201661875838/posts/2925245520871424/ MissingPerson please share.

Posted by City of Tallahassee Police Department on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

By: WCTV Eyewitness News

February 19, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department says a body has been found in the parking lot of the Walmart on West Tennessee Street.

Police say they got a call around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday from a passerby telling them they saw someone in a car, and they thought they might be dead.

TPD tells WCTV the body it found was a woman. She was reported missing to TPD on Monday.

Officers who arrived on scene found the body in a car in the parking lot.

The Walmart is located at 4400 West Tennessee Street, near Capital Circle Northwest.

Last Tuesday, a body was found in the parking lot at the

. Police say no foul play was suspected in that death.

This is a developing story. WCTV has sent a reporter to the scene Copyright 2020 WCTV. All rights reserved.