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Bodies of Two Men Found Inside Car Parked Near Dallas Playground

Bodies discovered by police after landscapers notice smell coming from vehicle

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    Bodies Found in Car Parked Near Dallas Playground

    Dallas police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found in the trunk of a car parked near a park Tuesday afternoon. (Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

    Dallas police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found in the trunk of a car parked near a park Tuesday afternoon.

    The discovery was made late Tuesday morning near Pueblo Park near Pueblo and Bataan Street.

    City landscapers were working nearby, noticed a smell coming from a late model four door black Cadillac and called police.

    Police conducted a welfare check finding the bodies in the car's trunk. The men have been identified as 28-year-old Robert Diaz III and 20-year-old Jacob Collard. Police are now investigating the case as a double murder.

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    People living nearby told NBC5 that they've seen the car there for several days. They believe it was even covered with a tarp at one point. 

    Dallas Police are asking anyone with information about how the car got to Pueblo Park or descriptions of the people who drove it here to call Detective Sayres at 214-283-4849. 

    Further details have not been released.

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