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HOUSTON A foul odor coming from a car lead police to a gruesome discovery, they found a body in the trunk of car.

According to the Houston Police Department, the plates on the car are registered to a person who was reported missing from Fort Bend County, but investigators haven t yet determined the identity of the victim.

Neighbors at the Dominion Square Apartments on Pinemont Drive said the vehicle was parked in the complex for more than a week.

When I walked over to the car, it smelled horrible, said Brittany Williams. It made me sick.

Residents called police and officers discovered the body in the trunk. Police say the victim was so badly decomposed they weren t able to immediately determine whether it was a man or woman.

They also don t yet know an official cause of death.

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