HOUSTON A man who was attempting to steal speakers from an abandoned car in east Houston made a gruesome discovery early Monday, according to Houston police.

A passing motorist noticed an abandonedChevy, with the trunk partially opened, near a ditch in the 12800 block of Nimitz around 4 a.m.

The passerby pulled over with the intent of swiping the speakers, then found the body stuffed inside the trunk, according to HPD.

Police do not know the victim s identity or his cause of death, but do not feel the passerby was involved.
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