The Milpitas police concluded a high-speed chase in Fremont when the suspect, believed to be involved in the death of his ex-girlfriend before escaping, crashed the vehicle near Warren Ave., east of Kato Drive on Sunday afternoon, SFGATE reported.
The San Jose man, 42, sustained what the police said were “self-inflicted” injuries and was brought to the hospital for treatment.
In his car’s back seat was a 35-year-old female whom the officers tried to save. The female, believed to have been assaulted with a weapon, had injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
At 12:42 in the afternoon, Milpitas police got a call asking for help as the victim told the caller that her ex-boyfriend could be tailing her.
Officers found the car of the victim driving at top speed from a parking lot.
There were reports that the vehicle carries a dead female.
A chase was initiated into Fremont and ended when the suspect crashed the car.
There was a dating history between the victim and the suspect, police said, adding that no outstanding suspects were identified in the case.
Several crime scenes were being looked into by the detectives, including a 1265 N. Milpitas Blvd. parking lot operated by the city.
The identities of those involved, meanwhile, are not released to the media pending notification of their next of kin.
Milpitas police will welcome any details linked to the case through their hotlines (408) 586-2400 and (408) 586-2500.