Man Finds Body in the Bed of His Pickup Truck at Red Bird Motel

Dallas police are trying to figure out how a dead body ended up in the back of a man's pickup truck Tuesday night.

Police said the driver of a Toyota Tundra was staying at the Super 7 Inn motel in Red Bird in the 4200 block of Independence Drive when he noticed the body in the bed of his truck.

Wednesday, police identified the body as 24-year-old Ricardo Carreon.

The man who owned the truck told officers he noticed Carreon's body as he looked down on the truck from a second floor motel room.

After looking at surveillance video, detectives determined the body was already in the truck bed when the man arrived at the motel, police said.

The owner of the truck was brought to police headquarters to speak with detectives and give them a timeline of where he'd been, police said. Police have not said whether he will be charged with a crime.

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