Decomposing body found inside car at Jacksonsville Walmart

Decomposing body found at Walmart

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Officers are investigating after family members found their relative's decomposing body inside a car in a Walmart parking lot in North Jacksonville.

Police were called to Walmart on Lem Turner Road Wednesday evening after family said they found a Jacksonville woman's body inside an SUV in the parking lot.

Police have not yet identified the woman, but said the Nissan Murano she was found inside matches the description of an SUV in a missing person case.

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The missing person case is in connection with 54-year-old Cindy Bland who was reported missing after heading to a dentist appointment on August 24 and hasn't been seen since. Action News Jax is working to confirm if this missing person case in connection with the death investigation.

Officers said it appears the SUV had been parked at the Walmart for approximately two weeks.

The body is too decomposed for a positive identification at this time, officers said.

Jacksonville police said there are no indications of foul play at this time. However, they have to wait for a medical examiner to complete the autopsy.

Police say they are pulling surveillance video from the Walmart parking lot.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Posted by Action News Jax on Wednesday, September 7, 2016