FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth homicide detectives are trying to figure out details after a body was found in the back of a pickup truck on the city's southeast side.
Marc Mitchell works at a shop across the street. He saw the pickup early today parked next to the road but thought nothing of it. He says a woman showed up.
"All of a sudden I just heard a blood curdling scream. I'm sitting there going ‘What is that?' and she kept screaming for about 15, 20 minutes, and then about 10 minutes after that I saw the cops, the ambulance and fire trucks show up."
Police Sergeant Pedro Criado says she was the girlfriend of the dead man.
"She did canvass the area for several hours and was able to locate the pickup truck, which is just here off the side of the roadway. She was able to locate, after driving around the area for several hours, she located his pickup truck. And she discovered a deceased male in the back of that pickup truck."
The location is on Mosson Road near East Loop 820 and Sun Valley. The name of the victim has not been released.