Body found in trunk of car parked in residential neighborhood in Orange County

Homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found in the trunk of a car parked in a residential neighborhood in Stanton, authorities said.

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Department responded to the 12000 block of Leafwood Street around 10 a.m. Friday to check on a suspicious vehicle.

The driver's side window was broken and there was blood on the vehicle's exterior, said Carrie Braun
of the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

As deputies were examining the car, they found the body of a deceased male in the trunk, she said.

"They're working to determine the identity of that person, the cause of death and approximate time of death,'' Braun said.

No additional information has been released at this time.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

CNS contributed to this report.