Body found in trunk in SW Houston suspected to have been there for days, HPD says

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Body found in the trunk of parked car in SW Houston, HPD says
In the video above, police said they believed the body's had been there for several days, but it was hard to tell.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Police Department's Homicide Division continues its investigation after a body was found in the trunk of a parked vehicle in southwest Houston Friday evening.

The victim's body was found in the 4600 block of Wild Indigo Street around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

WATCH: HPD gives an update on the investigation

Police said they believe the victim is a woman, but they said because the body's been there for several days, it's hard to tell.

The vehicle had been in the parking garage for days before someone told police they smelled a foul odor.

Police believe the body may have been in the vehicle for several days. No further details surrounding the victim's death, which was ruled a homicide, were released.

The video above is ABC13's initial report on the body's discovery.

This is a developing story. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.