CARLSBAD (CBS 8) - An investigation is underway into the death of an elderly man in Carlsbad.

The body of a man who appeared to be in his late eighties was found inside an apartment at a small complex in the 900 block of Oak Avenue Tuesday afternoon shortly after 2:30p.m.

Police say maintenance staff at the complex were approached by a man who said he needed to borrow a resident's car. As he walked away, he said that the resident was dead and then left in the car.

Police say there are no signs of foul play.