BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) — The driver of a hearse heading to a funeral with a body in a casket was found dead behind the wheel of the vehicle Monday afternoon near the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Beverly Hills police responded to a call reporting the hearse about 3 p.m., where it was parked near the hotel on Crescent Drive, just north of Sunset Boulevard. A passerby reported a person slumped behind the wheel, according to a statement issued by department officials.
Officers determined the deceased driver to be a woman. No foul play was suspected in her death.