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YUKON – Oklahoma City Police are investigating a body that was found at a local truck stop.

Police responded to the Flying J Truck stop near I-40 and Morgan Rd. after a tow truck driver from A-Z towing called and reported finding a dead body inside a vehicle.

When police arrived on scene they found the body inside a 02 hyundai elantra.

Police tell us it was the tow truck driver who discovered the body inside a vehicle he was towing.

Employees at the Flying J contacted the tow truck company because the car had been parked outside for a total of five days, according to authorities.

Authorities are still investigating how the body got there and what the cause of death was.