Missing Uber driver from NJ found dead outside Philly train station

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PHILADELPHIA -

Authorities say an Uber driver from Willingboro who went missing last month after dropping off a fare in Philadelphia has been found dead in his SUV.

According to police, James Benjamin Carter Jr., 52, of Willingboro, was found Tuesday outside the city's 30th Street Station.

Authorities say the death does not appear to be suspicious, but a cause of death has not been determined.

Carter Jr. was last seen back on Feb. 25 at his home.

Around 3 p.m. that day, he headed out for an Uber shift.

Moments after dropping off a passenger around 5:15 p.m. that day in Philadelphia, Carter deactivated the Uber app on his phone.

It's not clear how long the body may have been in the SUV before it was found.

AP wire services heled contribute to this report.

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