Woman's body found in trunk of car in Phoenix

Posted at 6:42 PM, Feb 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 12:18:39-05

Police are investigating after finding a woman's body in the trunk of a car Sunday afternoon.

Police said that around 1:30 p.m., officers were called to check out an illegally parked car blocking a driveway near 63rd Avenue and Thomas Road.

While inspecting the car, police found a body inside the trunk. The victim is believed to be a Hispanic woman in her 20s, but police have not yet released her name.

Police said that there are signs of foul play and the woman's body had obvious signs of trauma.

The car, a blue, four-door 2005 Nissan Sentry, appears to belong to the victim and the homicide is believed to have occurred at a home nearby, according to police.

No suspect information has been determined at this time and police are asking anyone with information to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.