Authorities say a man was found dead early Friday 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.
Police say the death was murder -- the first murder in Coconut Creek this year.
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 964-973-6700 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.