"There was a foul odor coming from the car, and they believe they found a body inside,” said Det. Sgt. Eric Rocheleau, West Hartford police.
The body was found inside the red Honda Civic with Georgia license plates.
“Obviously there's a million different reasons that person could have ended up there,” Rocheleau said. “It could be a medical condition. It could be a suicide. It could be a murder.”
An employee at the shopping center told Eyewitness News that according to surveillance video, the car had been in the parking lot for at least a week and a half. However, police would not confirm that.
"It's an active investigation,” Rocheleau said. “It's suspicious in nature."
Farmington police have not released any information about the missing person case.
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