Man’s body found in car

WDTN Photo/Chris Smith
WDTN Photo/Chris Smith

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Detectives are investigating a homicide in Dayton.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim at Byron Simon, 30, of Dayton.

Police said the body was found in a car in the 3000 block of Palmerston Avenue Sunday at about 9:30 a.m.

The body was found after a neighbor reported suspicious activity to police.

Bullet casings scattered the street where the body was discovered.

Police said the shooter is not known at the time. They are suspecting the shooting might have been drug related.

Police are still investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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