The body of a 41-year-old Chula Vista resident on Sept. 2 was found in the rear passenger section of vehicle parked on the 600 block of E Street, authorities said.
Police say they received a report of an odor coming from a suspicious vehicle parked at 647 E St. When officers arrived to investigate they found the body of Gaston Gerald Zavala.
No cause of death has been determined.
An autopsy was scheduled for today.
Anyone with information should call Chula Vista Police Department Crimes of Violence Unit at (619) 691-5202.