Murfreesboro Police Department

Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are investigating the unattended death of a woman found by firefighters, unresponsive in a vehicle in a grocery store parking lot, Monday afternoon.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Engine 5 crew members pulled into the parking lot of Kroger, 2243 Veterans Parkway, to buy groceries, and noticed a woman in a silver Jeep with the seat laid back, MPD said. MFRD Capt. Matt Young knocked on the window to check on the woman but got no response. He opened the door and discovered the woman was dead and requested a response by MPD and Rutherford County Emergency Services (RCEMS).

The victim was identified as Brittney Rigsby, 28, MPD said. She was pronounced dead by personnel with RCEMS. There were no obvious signs of foul play.

The case is still under investigation. Detectives have requested an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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