Man found shot in burning car in Roseland identified as Laprentis Cudjo of Harvey

Authorities have identified a man found shot to death inside a burning car in Roseland as Laprentis Cudjo of Harvey.

Fire crews responded to a car fire at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday in the 10700 block of South Eggleston, according to Chicago Police.

Cudjo, 28, was found inside the vehicle when the fire was put out. Cudjo, of the 14800 block of South Winchester in Harvey, was dead at the scene, authorities said.

An autopsy found he died of a gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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