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Peter Fonda Calls Police After Discovering Dead Body In Car

Los Angeles police have confirmed that they investigating after actor Peter Fonda discovered a dead body in a car.

Sgt. Carlton Cook says the actor called 911 on Wednesday after he spotted a car parked on the side of Sunset Boulevard and noticed a man slumped over in the front seat.

The 70-year-old Fonda is not being considered a suspect as authorities believe the man may have committed suicide. They believe his body might have been there for two to three days at the very least.

Fonda, the son of Henry and brother of Jane, is best known for his role as Captain America in the 1969 movie 'Easy Rider', which was directed by his friend Dennis Hopper and introduced the world to a young Jack Nicholson.

The actor's other films include 'Escape from LA', 'Ghost Rider', 'Wild Hogs', and '3:10 to Yuma'.

January 13, 2011 |




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