JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A body was found in the trunk of a car in Jefferson County, the sheriff’s office said Thursday evening.

Officials said a death investigation was underway outside the Whisper Creek apartments at 3505 South Nelson Circle at 6 p.m.

(CBS)

Officials said a person walking by noticed a foul odor and called police.

After a search warrant was obtained, investigators found the body in the trunk.

A white Ford Focus was being loaded onto a flat-bed truck when our crews were at the scene at about 7 p.m.

“We’re in the early stages of this investigation & more info will be released when we have it,” the sheriff’s office said on Twitter.

(CBS)

 

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