Deputies investigating suspicious death after body found in trunk

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO. - Deputies are investigating after a body was found in the trunk of a car near Sullivan, Missouri, Thursday afternoon.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department said the body was found in a car that was sitting on the side of Parshall Road northwest of Sullivan for a few days. A mail carrier noticed the car parked in the same spot for a few days, and noticed a smell coming from the car and called 911.

Deputies said the body — which was identified as 43-year-old Brian Scott of the Bourbon, Missouri — appeared to be dead for several days and they are investigating the death as suspicious.

Police said he was the owner of the car.

The investigation is ongoing.


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