MONTEREY PARK (CBSLA.com) — The investigation into the death of a man whose body was found badly decomposed inside a car truck continued Wednesday.
The grisly discovery was made Monday evening in Monterey Park, authorities said.READ MORE: Dodgers 3B Justin Turner Suffers Season-Ending Hamstring Injury In Game 4 Defeat
The body was found about 7:30 in a newer black sedan in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue, according to Sgt. Bill Cotter of the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau.
Cotter said people reported a strong odor to the Monterey Park Police Department late in the afternoon, leading to the discovery of the remains.
The car was not reported stolen, according to Cotter.READ MORE: Dodgers On Brink Of Elimination After Braves Rough Up Urías, Dominate In Game 4
The man’s body was seriously decomposed, and the cause of death, identity and determination of race and age are all pending the coroner’s investigation, said Sgt. Vincent Plair.
There was no suspect information.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives asked anyone with information about the case to call (323) 890-5500.MORE NEWS: LA City Council Votes to Suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas Following Corruption Charges
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