Salem Police say there is no foul play suspected after a body was found inside a vehicle near Luke’s Tavern, on Salem’s West Side early Sunday morning. 

Officers were dispatched to the area of Luke’s Tavern at 8:55a Sunday morning along with Washington County EMS. 

According to SPD Officer Nigel Smith, while enroute, officers were advised the callers believed the subject was dead. 

Upon arrival, Washington County EMS advised Washington County Coroner Peg Schell to be called. 

Once Schell arrived on scene, she proceeded with her investigation and took possession of the body. 

Smith said police believe no foul play was involved. 

Additional information with the name of the subject will be released at a later time, said Smith.