A decomposing body was found inside a supermarket’s entrance column in Lancaster, California on Saturday. Investigators believe it may be that of a chase suspect who escaped authorities earlier in the week.
A store manager for Winco Foods noticed a foul smell in the air recently and thought it may be a sewage leak. He called a plumber over the weekend, and when the plumber broke open the pillar he discovered a leg and a shoe!
Police were then called to the scene where crews confirmed a body was stuck inside.
The remains have not been identified, but police believe the body may belong to a man they were chasing last Monday, August 6th.
Witnesses at the time say they saw a man jump out of a car, being pursued by police.
The man reportedly ran into the supermarket and up a set of stairs, to the store roof.
Police thought the suspect escaped.
The incident is still under investigation.