A woman found fatally shot inside a car off Interstate 35E in Denton County on Sunday has been identified as a 21-year-old University of North Texas student, Corinth police told Fox 4 News.
Amanda Clairmont was found dead about 6 a.m. Sunday, according to a police news release. Police have not arrested a suspect.
Officers had stopped to check the car she was in after seeing it parked in a vacant lot in the 5700 block of the highway service road, just north of Corinth Parkway, the news release said. They found Clairmont unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds.
Clairmont was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating her death as a homicide, police said.
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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Corinth police at 940-498-2017.
Clairmont was a senior business major at UNT, university officials said.
"Our deepest, heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends of UNT student Amanda Clairmont," UNT president Neal Smatresk said in a statement. "Our hearts are heavy with the news of the tragic loss of her life."