Man found dead outside Walmart in Coconut Creek

Victim found in parking lot next to car

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a Walmart parking lot in Coconut Creek.

According to Coconut Creek police, the man was found dead at about 3 a.m. in the parking lot of the Walmart at Hillsboro Boulevard and U.S. Highway 441.

Police said the man was due at a friend's house and the worried friend called police, saying the victim might be at the Walmart. 

Officers followed up on the call and found the victim's body in the Walmart parking lot outside his car.

Coconut Creek police said they have no doubt this was a murder -- the first murder in Coconut Creek this year. 

The victim's red car was later towed from the scene.

The Walmart stayed open throughout the investigation.

No arrests have been made and police did not say how the man died.

Anyone with information should call Coconut Creek police at 954-973-6700 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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