Oceanside police investigate death of man found wrapped in tarp inside SUV

Posted at 10:38 AM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-06 13:38:18-05

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) - Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found wrapped in a tarp inside an SUV.

Oceanside police said they received a report in the early morning hours of Nov. 4 regarding a suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of Douglas Drive. The vehicle, a black Ford SUV, was said to have been parked in the same spot for several days.

Responding officers found a man’s body wrapped in a tarp in the SUV’s back seat.

Police said the victim was identified as a Hispanic man in his 40s, but no other information was released.

The case is being investigated as a homicide, according to Oceanside police.