MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered inside a trunk of a car at a tow lot near downtown Minneapolis Monday morning.
According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded at around 11 a.m. to a report of a deceased person found inside a vehicle at Wreckers Services Inc., which is located at 200 East Lyndale Ave. N.
After noticing an odor, employees of the wrecker service opened the trunk of the four-door passenger car and discovered the deceased person inside.
Mark Anderson owns Wrecker Services and said police told him the body belonged to a young woman.
“We called police right away and they confirmed that it was a young lady tied and bound in the truck of a car,” Anderson said.
NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Susie Jones Reports