Police investigating body found in camper in Texarkana

Published: Sep. 20, 2015 at 10:26 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2015 at 10:26 PM CDT
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(Source: KSLA News 12 Fred Gamble)
(Source: KSLA News 12 Fred Gamble)

TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - Texarkana, Texas police are investigating after a body was found inside a camping trailer.

The discovery was made in the 1200 block of Cedar Street Sunday afternoon when someone reportedly walked up to the camper to see it if was for sale. That's when police say the person smelled and found a decomposing body.

Police say while they have not identified the body, they do know it is that of a male. Authorities said the two houses the camper was found between are vacant.

The body is being sent to Dallas for an autopsy to identify the remains and cause of death.

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