A body was inside a vehicle in the White Flint Plaza parking lot, Montgomery County Police confirmed Monday afternoon.

A police spokesperson said the body was found in the backseat of the car. At this time, police have not released the person's identity or said how he or she died.

Police say the body was in an advanced state of decomposition. It is not known to detectives right now how long the car had been parked in the shopping plaza parking lot.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.