Badly decomposed body found in trash bin in St. Louis alley

2 weeks 1 day 57 seconds ago June 08, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 Thursday, June 08 2017 Thursday, June 08, 2017 7:13:24 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities said a badly decomposed body has been found wrapped in carpet in a trash bin in a St. Louis alley.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police were called Wednesday after someone made the discovery in the Benton Park West neighborhood. The body appeared to be male, but the age and potential cause of death were unknown.

Police are investigating.

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