LPD identifies woman found dead in parking lot

LPD identifies woman found dead in parking lot

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton police have released new information surrounding the death of a woman whose body was discovered in a Lawton alley.

Police have identified the woman as 41-year-old Amy Petti John Rivera of Lawton. Rivera was found dead Wednesday morning with severe wounds to her head and legs near her pickup behind a west Lawton business.

Police say they do not believe she was a victim of foul play, but a tragic accident after she was run over by her own vehicle. Police say it happened after Rivera thought she had put her truck in park and, while stepping out, was knocked backward and run over after accidentally placing it in reverse.