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Dead man in vehicle at Woodland car lot identified

The identity of the body found last week inside a vehicle at a Woodland used-car lot has been released by Yolo County authorities.

He was identified as Eric Gakuya Kanyi, 35, of Woodland.

Police were called about 8 a.m. June 18 to Woodland Auto Sales, on East Main Street, after a report of a body on the sales lot.

The cause of death is pending, according to the Yolo County sheriff’s coroner’s department. Police said that investigators will be relying heavily on the coroner’s report to determine the circumstances of Kanyi’s death.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews