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Published On: Mon, Dec 30th, 2013

Anthony Fernandez identified as Calgary man found dead in car, missing since Christmas Eve

A man found dead in a parked car in Calgary on Christmas Eve is being identified as Anthony Fernandez by friends and family.

Anthony Fernandez

Anthony Fernandez

Police have not confirmed the man’s identity, but Global News reports several family members originally reached out through social media to try and locate Fernandez, who was first reported missing Dec. 24.

According to the Calgary Herald, a missing poster with Fernandez’s photo and description was shared hundreds of times on Facebook and Twitter before the body was found.

Family members refused to comment when asked by the Calgary Herald.

Police were called to an alley Friday after Christmas when they began  receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle.

The found the body of a Fernandez inside.

The Herald reports that the alley is popular with photographers, but sometimes attracts drug dealers and prostitutes.

Det. Steve Adair told the Calgary Sun he couldn’t pass on details of their discovery, noting only that the body “could have been there for at least 24 hours,” but said an autopsy is scheduled for today.

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