San Diego police find body in parked car after caller reports foul smell

Posted at 6:33 PM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-27 09:32:22-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are investigating a suspicious death in Barrio Logan after someone reported a foul smell coming from a parked car.

Police were called to the 2900 block of Boston Avenue around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon after a caller said there was a bad smell coming from a 2006 Chevrolet HHR.The caller also told police there appeared to be blood outside the car.

After arriving on scene, police and firefighters were able to enter the car, where they discovered a man’s body.

The initial investigation could not explain the exact circumstances surrounding the man’s death, police say. The San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit will be handling the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.