Gun Barrel Police are investigating a male body found about 10:15 a.m. on Monday behind the car wash on State Highway 334 in Gun Barrel City.
The police have said the body appears to have been in the location for several days and was discovered only after citizens nearby smelled a strong odor.
Police did confirm they do not believe it to be the body of a homeless man named James who was often spotted in the area.
The body has been sent off for an autopsy. Police said there was no identification found on the body.
No other information is available at this time.