Body Found in Wreckage of St. Joseph Garage

6 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Friday, December 14 2012 Dec 14, 2012 Friday, December 14, 2012 6:45:09 AM CST December 14, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH - Investigators in northwest Missouri are trying to identify a body discovered by trash haulers amid the debris of a burned-out garage.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports the remains were found Thursday morning inside a trash bin near the detached garage that burned down December 7th.

St. Joseph police Captain Janice Rothganger says a woman and child who lived in a rental home on the property are accounted for. Police aren't sure when or how the person died or was placed in the trash bin, although the body was burned.

Rothganger also says police have no missing-persons reports at the moment.

An autopsy was scheduled for Friday.

 

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