YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: The NYPD this morning officially confirmed yesterday afternoon’s CLIFFVIEW PILOT report that the body of a 24-year-old Fort Lee man reported missing by his girlfriend earlier this week was found in the trunk of his car in the Bronx.
NYPD officers found the fully-clothed body of Jordan Johnson in his 2013 BMW X550 Gran Turismo on East211 Street and Tryon Ave. in the Bedford Park section around 2 p.m., sources with direct knowledge of the discovery told CLIFFVIEW PILOT, which published the news shortly after 3:30.
A license plate reader registered a hit on the missing vehicle, leading to the discovery, the NYPD confirmed.
The New York City Medical Examiner was conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Fort Lee police had issued an alert for Johnson and the car after he vanished and his girlfriend found their 12th-floor high-rise apartment at the Carriage House on 15th Street ransacked.
A large amount of cash and jewelry were missing, police said. READ MORE….
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