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HOUSTON - Police were called to southwest Houston early Friday after a woman s body was found in a pickup truck.

According to homicide investigators with the Houston Police Department, the discovery was made around 1 a.m. on Pine Street a couple blocks east of Bissonnet Street.

Police said a man was walking when he smelled an odor and found what he thought was a bullet hole in a pickup truck. He looked inside the truck and found the body.

Police said it looked like the body had been there for several days. The medical examiner s office will perform an autopsy to determine an exact cause of death.

HPD said the pickup may be tied to a missing person case.

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