WHITTIER, California — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating after finding the body of a woman in a large container inside a hatchback car in unincorporated Whittier.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1OztVrt ) that the department received a call about an abandoned vehicle Sunday afternoon. When deputies went to investigate they smelled a "strong odor" coming from the 1991 Toyota Celia.
In the car's rear cargo area they found the body in a large container. She appeared to be between 20 and 25 years old. Her identity and cause of death are not yet known.
Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/