Police identify man found shot to death in trunk of car at Lakewood tow yard

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – A man whose body was found in the trunk of a car at a Lakewood tow yard this week was shot to death, the Pierce County medical examiner ruled.

The man was identified as 49-year-old Tracy Sehmel of Roy.

Tacoma Towing employees found Sehmel’s body in the trunk of a Saturn Sedan on Thursday. The car had been towed in from Tacoma around noon Wednesday.

Detectives and multiple police agencies are working to identify any suspects.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.