Tarpon Springs Police: Body found inside van parked at Walmart

Last Updated: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:28 PM EST

Tarpon Springs Police detectives are investigating a body found inside a van parked in the parking lot of a Walmart location on U.S. 19.

Officials said police received a call from an employee of the store around 1:20 p.m. on Feb. 22 in connection with an older model van parked in the parking lot of the Walmart located at 41232 U.S. 19. The caller reported "insect activity" inside the van, as well as a foul odor coming from inside.

When officers arrived at the scene and entered the van, they found a body inside.

Detectives then responded to the scene and started an investigation. The identity of the deceased is currently unknown.

The investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released.