Body Found in Trunk at Minneapolis Impound Lot

Updated: 05/21/2013 5:58 AM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

Dead Body Found in Trunk of Car in Minneapolis
Dead Body Found in Trunk of Car in Minneapolis
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A dead body was found in the trunk of a car at a private impound lot in Minneapolis.

At about 11 a.m. Monday, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office responded to a call, reporting an odor coming from a four-door passenger car at Wrecker Services, 200 E. Lyndale Ave. N.

The vehicle had been towed from a location in Brooklyn Park to the Minneapolis lot, the sheriff's office reported. The Brooklyn Park police also responded to the incident.

The vehicle, a gold Lexus, is registered to a St. Paul woman.

No additional details were available Monday regarding the body or the vehicle. The case is being investigated as a possible homicide.

Anyone with information about the incident can call the sheriff's office at 1-888-988-8477.

KSTP.com will update this story as information is available.