Decomposed body falls out of trash bin during garbage truck pickup in Michigan

DETROIT — A decomposed body fell out of a trash bin during a garbage truck pickup in Detroit, Michigan.

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According to WJBK, a body was found by a garbage truck worker who was picking up trash Wednesday afternoon around 4 p.m.

Police told WJBK that the worker was emptying cans in front of houses when he allegedly saw a body fall into the truck.

The body was badly decomposed. According to WDIV, officials have not determined the identity of the person or the cause of death. Investigators are waiting for the medical examiner’s report.

No suspects have been identified and no further information has been released, according to WDIV. The investigation is ongoing.



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