Sydney police investigate body in car boot

Sydney police investigate body in car boot

NSW police have launched a murder investigation, after a man’s body was discovered in the boot of a car in western Sydney.

Police attended the car yesterday, after a parking complaint was made about the vehicle near Rookwood Cemetry in Lidcombe.

Detective Inspector Paul Arnold ays officers found a man’s body in the boot of the car, and believe it may have been there for a couple of weeks.

He says a postmortem examination will conducted on the body this morning.

Police have asked anyone who noticed the green Honda Accord, parked on East Street, to contact Crime Stoppers.

Local residents said the car was damaged and had aluminium foil over its number plates.

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