Family finds Beaver County man dead in trunk of own car in Moon Twp. after reporting him missing

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The family of a Beaver County man found his body in the trunk of his own car at an abandoned Moon Township gas station Tuesday.

Police were called at 12:41 p.m. for the report of the body at the former Texaco Service Station at 8000 University Boulevard, which is across from Moon High School and near Robert Morris University.

Family members reported Junaid Akhlas of Beaver, 28, man missing from his home at 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to police. The man appeared to have been shot in the head before he was put in the trunk of his own vehicle.

His family believed the victim was going to Pittsburgh International Airport to drop someone off and that they may have traveled through the area, according to a news release from Moon Township Police.