Hazmat Team Investigates Body, Chemical Found In Car

Source: Chemical Believed To Be Hydrogen Sulfide; Sheriff's Officials Say Man May Have Committed Suicide

A hazardous materials team responded to the discovery of a body and a harmful chemical inside a car parked off a San Marcos-area roadway.

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At about 2 p.m. Friday, authorities received reports of a man's body found inside a car off Elfin Forest Road near Camino Cielo Azul.

Sheriff's officials said the unidentified man may have committed suicide, but the official cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

A source told 10News the chemical is possibly hydrogen sulfide, which can be explosive.

The Medical Examiner's Office will retrieve the body after hazmat workers conclude their investigation.

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