Dead body found in occupied vehicle

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a dead body on Tuesday inside an SUV that was parked in Cayucos. A man, a woman and a teenage girl were in the vehicle with the body.

Shortly before 3 p.m., deputies were patrolling Cayucos when they noticed an SUV parked in the wrong direction in the 100 block of F Street. While the deputies were speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, they noticed a strong odor coming from the back of the SUV.

The deputies then discovered a body in the back cargo area of the SUV, according to a press release. Detectives came out to the scene, collected evidence and interviewed witnesses.

The detectives detained each of the occupants of the vehicle for questioning.