Foul smell leads police to dead man in Mission

A body was found after an officer smelled a foul odor in Mission.

The Mission Police Department confirms an officer discovered the dead man near Conway and Military Highway.

The body was discovered around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15th, and police are still investigating.

The man, who appeared to have died from severe dehydration, was 23-years-old.

Currently, the case is being investigated.

He was found with an ID in his pocket, showing he was from El Salvador, according to authorities.

Police said they are trying to confirm his identity, and his finger prints were sent to border patrol and the Salvadorian consulate.

Action 4 News will continue to follow the story, and release further details once information develops.