RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday said the body of a man has been found inside the trunk of a vehicle in Riverside.

Riverside police said in a department statement that they responded to the 19500 block of Van Buren Boulevard following an 11:45 a.m. report of a foul odor coming from the vehicle’s trunk.

When they arrived on scene, they found a body.

The statement said, “a records check of the vehicle’s license plate revealed the vehicle was related to a missing person’s case in San Diego.”

However, the identity of deceased is not currently known.

The statement also said the Coroner’s office was expected to release the identity of the deceased.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to call Detective Rick Wheeler at (951) 353-7134 or Detective Rick Cobb at (951) 353-7135.


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