Two Deaths in Columbus

(Columbus, OH)  --  Authorities are investigating the death of a man found shot in a truck on the Columbus South Side.  Police say 44-year-old Bernardo Medina Gonzales was found dead in the driver's seat of a white pickup on Crown Avenue Saturday morning.  

Gonzales was found with a bullet wound, and police say it does not appear to be self-inflicted.   

And, Columbus Police are investigating a recent Hilltop death as a homicide.  The "Columbus Dispatch" says 34-year-old Jessie Houser was found dead in the trunk of a Dodge Neon on South Wayne Avenue Friday morning. 

Police are not commenting on the cause of death.  It's the 68th homicide in Columbus so far this year.

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