Brownsville man found dead inside pickup truck

Authorities are investigating the death of a Brownsville man whose body was found inside a pickup truck parked in his driveway.

Brownsville police were called out to 1710 Royal Oak Street in northwest Brownsville around 6 a.m. Friday.

Investigators said the body of 37-year-old Oscar Elizondo was found inside a blue pickup truck parked in the driveway.

Officers found drugs near Elizondo's body but believe he died from asphyxiation.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of his death.

Investigators said Elizondo was not a stranger to police.

Public records show that the 37-year-old man had previous arrests in Brownsville and San Antonio for assault, failure to identify and resisting arrest.