Man’s Body Found Inside Car Trunk in NW Miami-Dade

Police have launched a death investigation after a man’s body was found inside the trunk of a vehicle Tuesday in northwest Miami-Dade.

Officers responded to a call of a foul odor and flies around a vehicle at around 2:20 p.m. in the 9100 block of NW 22nd Avenue, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Authorities found a man’s body inside the trunk and were unable to identify him due to the body’s condition, police said.

The brother of the registered owner of the vehicle said he had not seen his brother for several days but did not report him missing. Investigators are working to determine if the body is that of the owner of the vehicle.

Further information was not immediately available.