03/21/2015 09:04 EDT | Updated 05/21/2015 05:59 EDT

Body found in trunk of car near Rosemère

Provincial police are investigating what they consider to be a suspicious death after finding a body in the trunk of an SUV.

The unidentified man was found dead in a car parked near a shopping centre in Bois-des-Filion, in Quebec’s Laurentians.

Local police made the gruesome discovery around 4 a.m. Saturday.

The case was transferred to Sûreté du Québec.

The cause of death is not yet known.