He went to sell his car, but police are reporting the worst about a Richmond father of four

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According to police, a Richmond man who went missing Tuesday night after he left his home to try and sell his car is dead.

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Authorities reportedly identified the body of Altaf Hussain Malik, 43, with the help of the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences after investigators discovered him Thursday night, covered in trash bags inside a dumpster at an apartment complex on Truxillo Street in the Third Ward.

During an interview, Malik’s wife told Eyewitness News he rushed through dinner Tuesday to sell their 2009 Audi A8.

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Police are asking those with information or who recognize the missing car with Texas license plates HZX9910 to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

May this family man RIP.

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