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

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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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

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.